Spanish II: Academic Writing

6 Credits
First Cycle Level 1
School of Language, Literatures and Learning
Subject field
Spanish (SPA)
Group of Subjects
Disciplinary Domain
Humanities, 100%
This course can be included in the following main field(s) of study
Progression indicator within (each) main field of study
Approved, 15 June 2017.
This syllabus is valid from 15 June 2017.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the course, the student shall, in Spanish, be able to:

  • reflect on basic methods used in literary and linguistic research
  • show familiarity with the formulation of scientific texts, which includes the formulation of basic issues, a critical review of previous research, a choice of method and theory utilization, as well as the design of his/her own scientifically based arguments
  • demonstrate the ability to think critically and be able to argue both orally and in writing
  • in the form of constructive response, analyze and discuss the scientific work of others by pointing out both the merits and the shortcomings of that work
  • produce his/her own shorter academic text in language that is close to being correct.

Course Content

The student reflects on different linguistics or literary methods. During the course, the student practices scientific writing in Spanish comprising the formulation of questions, critical thinking, methodology, theory and argumentation. He/she writes a short academic text in Spanish and critically examines another scientific text.


Continuous examination through written assignments and active participation in seminars.

Forms of Study

Forms of study consist of seminars and lectures with obligatory attendance, where the students are expected to participate actively, as well as written assignments. The language of instruction is Spanish.


The Swedish grades U - VG


  • 22.5 credits within the main field of Spanish, including the course Spanish I: Written Language Proficiency and Grammar, 7,5 credits

Other Information

Replaces SP1040.