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English A, Academic Writing

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Spring Term 2021

About the course

Directed toward advanced writers of English who have English as a foreign or second language. Study and practice of text types common within academia such as process descriptions, comparisons, critiques, and cause/effect. Focus on text organization, regular writing practice, develpment of vocabulary, sentence-level errors commonly found in research writing and developing more effective sentences. Regular feedback provided. Participation required in grammar forum and peer editing.

Application and eligibility

English A, Academic Writing, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Spring Term 2021 Visa tillfällen för efterkommande termin


18 January 2021


6 June 2021

Study location




Type of studies

Mixed, 25%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Required Knowledge

Upper Secondary Course: English 6 or English B and at least two semesters (60 ects) of university studies.

As the course is taught entirely in English, an exemption will be made from the general entry requirements for university studies in Sweden, in so far as the upper secondary course Swedish 3 / Swedish B will not be required for admission to this course.


Academic credits

Application code



Application deadline was 15 October 2020. The application period is closed.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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