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English, Research Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2022

About the course

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.

Application and eligibility

English, Research Writing in the Humanities and Social Sciences, 7.5 credits

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2022 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

29 August 2022

Ends

15 January 2023

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 25%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings

None

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

Required Knowledge

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 Entry requirements

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-14189

Application

Please note: This application round is intended only for applicants within the EU/EEA and Switzerland. Online application service in Swedish will open 15 March 2022 at 13:00 CET. Application deadline is 19 April 2022. How to apply

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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