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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 2021

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 hp

Visa tillfällen för föregående termin Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

30 August 2021

Ends

16 January 2022

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 25%, Distance

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

 

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

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-14189

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

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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