Freestanding course, Bachelor’s level
15 hp
Malmö evening 50%
30 August 2021 - 16 January 2022
Applications open 15 March

About the course

This course in English for professional application stresses three particular aspects: the logical organisation and presentation of ideas; detailed proof-reading; and the conventions of various writing genres, such as business emails and proposals.

The course is designed to prepare the student to use English in the world of work by developing his/her ability to communicate effectively in English in a wide range of professional situations.

Learning activities

Learning activities are lectures, seminars, writing assignments, oral presentations, and self-study of course literature.

Course content

The course focuses on the following aspects:

  • professional attitude and behaviour;
  • careful organization of textual and visual communication with regard to genre, audience, and purpose;
  • clarity, correctness and concision in writing, as well as detailed proof-reading skills;
  • the acquisition of a varied and accurate contemporary professional vocabulary;
  • teamwork and cross-cultural awareness; and
  • discussion activities and presentations (both impromptu and formal).

Admission requirements

Admission requirements

General entry requirements + English B.

Merit rating is calculated based on Swedish upper secondary grades achieved, according to specific entry requirement 6/A6.

Selection

Swedish upper secondary grades 34%, University credits completed 32%, Swedish Scholastic Aptitude Test (SweSAT) 34%

Course literature

Course evaluation

If you have participated in the course, you will have the opportunity to make known your experiences and viewpoints by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. After compiling and summarizing the information from the evaluations, the University will inform you both of the results and of any consequent measures taken. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).

Contact

For more information about the education:

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