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In-depth Course in English, Literary Specialization

Course
Bachelor’s level
15 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
100%
Time
Day
Location
Göteborg
Study form
Campus
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-13009
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.

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About

The course consists of two modules: Module 1: Literary Theory and Methodology and Academic Writing (7.5 credits) and Literary Studies (7.5 credits) At the end of the course you should be able to discuss and critically reflect on key literary theoretical and methodological issues as well as on the implications of literary studies for contemporary social concerns. The course also includes close reading of literary texts which will enable you to analyze and discuss literature and relevant secondary critical material based on a specific thematic, authorship, literary genre, or a literary historical period. As the course contributes to the completion of an independent research project by the student, it includes critical discussions of the practices and conditions of scientific authorship (the writing process, source documentation, peer review, source criticism, research ethics) and provides an opportunity for structured reflection on students? own scientific style and approach.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

30 credits Introductory course + 22,5 Intermediate Course. Written Proficiency or Academic Writing within the Intermediate Course or IELTS 7.5 no part under 6.5 or TOEFL 625, TWE score 5.5 or equivalent must be included.

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.