Swedish title: Engelska: Fortsättningskurs (31-45)
ECTS credits: 15
NB! The course is not given this semester. The information below was about autumn semester 2021.
Type of studies: part time, 50 %, day
Study period: 2021-08-30 – 2022-01-16
Language of instruction: English
Application code: LU-34152
Eligibility: General and English: Level 1 (ENGA04) or (ENGH11 and ENGH12) or the equivalent.
- Exam schedule
- Canvas ENGA22 - English: Level 2
- Canvas English: Level 2:1 English Grammar
- Canvas English: Level 2:2 English Literary History
- Library Guide Engelska
When you have finished English level 1 (ENGA04, or the two half-time courses ENGH11 and ENGH12), you may continue to take this continuation course at half-time speed (15 credits per semester). This course is more advanced than English: Level 1, and the academic level is higher. You learn more about English linguistics and literature, but you also improve your spoken and written English. Your vocabulary gets even larger, just like your English proficiency in general. Taking English: Level 2 is a natural step for anyone who wants to be really good at English and who also is interested in learning more about the English language and about literature in English.
If you have studied English at a university elsewhere, you need to have finished that course to be eligible. If you haven't yet finished it, you may apply for a waiver. Please see the instructions here: http://www.sol.lu.se/engelska/for-studenter/dispens/
The contents of the course (English 31-45)
This course is an interesting mix of English proficiency, literature and linguistics. Just like English: Level 1, this course consists of modules that may run partly in parallel. 15 credits per semester still makes this a half--time course. ENGH13 consists of the following two modules:
- English Grammar (7.5 credits)
- English Literary History (7.5 credits)
The two modules build on what you learnt in English: Level 1.
In English Grammar you learn more about English grammar and how it can be described and explained. You will also learn more about other aspects of the English language, for instance English word formation. Athe the end of the course there is a written test on English grammar and other aspects of the English language. The teaching is set up as "Grammar days", with a lecture in the morning and a aseminar in the afternoon, with exercises and group work in between.
The module called English Literary Historydeals with important parts of the entire history of English literature. You learn about the connections between literature, history, and culture, so this is a kind of continuation of the ENGA01 module called History and Culture, even though the main focus here is on literature, rather than culture and history. The module is examined through a final written exam.After the course (English 31-45)
After the course (English 31-45)
This course makes you eligible for English: Continuation course (46-60). When you have finished that course as well and have 60 credits of English, you will be eligible for the BA course you need in order to get a BA (Bachelor's degree) in English. Having 60 credits of English, in combination with other relevant university courses, also makes you considerably more competitive on the job market, for instance if you would like to work abroad or in companies or organisations with international profiles.
- English Grammar, 7.5 ECTS
- English Literary History, 7.5 ECTS
How to apply
Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods: October–January for autumn semester and June–August for spring semester.
Extended application deadline
Sometimes the application deadline is extended for a specific programme or course. In these cases you will find the message "open for late application" by the programme/course information on universityadmissions.se. You apply with the usual application steps. As long as this message is showing, it is possible to apply, but late applications are processed in order of date, so it is still important to apply as soon as possible. Please note that if the programme/course does not have an extended deadline, it is not possible to apply late.
First or Second Admission Round?
All international students are encouraged to apply to the First admission round. This round takes place many months before the start of a semester and gives students the time they need to pay their tuition fees, apply for and receive their residence permit (if required), find housing, etc.
The Second admission round is an alternative for students from EU/EEA countries as they do not need a residence permit. Non-EU/EEA students will most likely not have enough time to obtain their permit before the start of the semester. However, even EU/EEA students are advised to apply during the First admission round, as some programmes can be applied for only in the January round. Also, this provides applicants with an admission decision much earlier, which is helpful in making decisions about their studies.
Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.
EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland
There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.
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