English language and literature, an introduction

30 credits

This course focuses on an interdisciplinary approach to English linguistics and literature in relation to relevant societal issues as well as research-related communication. The modules offered in the course are characterised by the academic and methodological connections of the subject to challenges in society. The courses are also influenced by the university’s prominent research centres with close connections to society, such as the postcolonial and intermedial research centres, as well as multicultural communication and text mining in Data Intensive Digital Humanities.

Application process
The application process consists of two steps.

1. First you need to apply to the programme online at www.antagning.se - Deadline 19 April 2022.

2. Secondly, you need to submit a letter of intent - Deadline 3 May 2022.

Letter of intent
Please write a letter of intent that on one A4 page describes your interest in the course.

The letter will be evaluated in terms of:

Your previous and intended engagement with the field you are interested in
Your proficiency in expressing yourself in English
Submit your letter by uploading it to your pages on www.universityadmissions.se / www.antagning.se after you have applied.
Please name the file as follows: 4EN100_Lastname_Firstname. Please do also supply your application number in the document itself.

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