About the course

The course is designed to develop the student's ability to communicate accurately and effectively in English, both orally and in writing, in a wide range of professional situations.

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:

1. professional attitude and behaviour;

2. careful organization of textual and visual communication with regard to genre, audience, and purpose;

3. clarity, correctness and concision in writing, as well as detailed proof-reading skills;

4. the acquisition of a varied and accurate contemporary professional vocabulary;

5. teamwork and cross-cultural awareness; and

6. discussion activities and presentations (both impromptu and formal).

Syllabus and course literature

You can find a list of literature in the syllabus, along with other details about the course.

Entry requirements and selection

Entry requirements

General entry requirements + English 6.


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

Course evaluation

Malmö University provides students who participate in, or who have completed a course, with the opportunity to express their opinions and describe their experiences of the course by completing a course evaluation administered by the University. The University will compile and summarise the results of course evaluations. The University will also inform participants of the results and any decisions relating to measures taken in response to the course evaluations. The results will be made available to the students (HF 1:14).


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