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In-depth Course in English, Literary Specialization

Bachelor's level | 15 credits | Course code: EN1310
Autumn 2019
100% Day
Period: 2 September 2019 - 4 November 2019
2 Closed GU-13045
Autumn 2019
50% Day
Brighton, UK
Period: 2 September 2019 - 19 January 2020
2 Closed GU-13046
Spring 2020
100% Day
Period: 20 January 2020 - 25 March 2020
Spring 2020
50% Day
Brighton, UK
Period: 20 January 2020 - 7 June 2020
Comments: This course (GU-23041) has been cancelled and will not start during the spring term 2020.
Cancelled 2019-10-15
2) Only EU/EEA citizens and students with approved residence permit in Sweden can apply

About the Course

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.

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Requirements 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.

Tuition Fee

Application fee: 900 SEK
Full course cost: 21 003 SEK
First payment: 21 003 SEK

EU/EEA citizens, Swedish residence permit holders and exchange students do not pay fees. More information on:

Study Guidance

E-mail:, Phone: 031-786 1795


Department of Languages & Literatures
Box 200
40530 Göteborg
Visiting address: Lundgrensgatan 1B

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