This course focuses on strategies of writing in a second language, the study of model texts in participants' own research area, investigation of digital writing tools that can assist writers, the study of academic vocabulary and phraseology, practice in writing rhetorical text types, and provision of feedback on participant writing.
The teaching language is English, and knowledge of Swedish is not required.
English, Research Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 7.5 hp
Autumn Term 2021
30 August 2021
16 January 2022
Type of studies
Number of mandatory meetings
No mandatory meetings.
Number of on campus meetings
No on campus meetings.
Outline for distance course
The medium of instruction is English. All communication is via the course learning platform. Access to a computer with broadband internet connection is required for participating in and completing the course tasks. For information on technical requirements, see “Technical Requirements for Online Courses” https://www.umu.se/student/sprakstudier/dokument
One of the following alternatives: 1) Bachelor's degree (180 credits) 2) 90 university credits, of which at least 7,5 credits must come from an independent project, or equivalent qualifications Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish upper secondary course English B/6
Application deadline was
15 April 2021.
Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens.