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English: Introductory Course. Literary and Culture Studies

Course
Bachelor’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
50%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-23002
Tuition
Full education cost: 21 500 SEK
First payment: 21 500 SEK

No fees are charged for EU and EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students.

More information about tuition fees

Application closed, late application opens 15 December 2020.

About

The course has two modules, English Literary Studies and English-Speaking Cultures. The literary module includes both literary primary texts and simpler literary critiques. The students learn how to analyze literary texts with respect to literary aspects, presentation, language and underlying cultural aspects. The culture module is thematic with a focus on sustainable development. The following themes are addressed continuously: peace, justice, diversity and the environment. The module explores different forms of expression such as film and other visual representations and political prose in relation to various cultural and societal conditions

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

The requirement for admission to the course is passed results on the sub-course Academic Written and Spoken English (7,5 credits) within EN1110 or EN1111, or the equivalent prior knowledge.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.