Apple blossom

Writing a scientific essay - genre and methods. A preparation for higher education

7.5 hp

This course aims to develop scientific writing skill of students, which is an essential requirement for academic success and transition to higher education. The course teaches students the principles of scientific writing from formulating research topic, structuring essay’s body, designing research method, concluding results, to referencing.

This course is offered within the framework of Linnaeus University Summer Academy.

Linnaeus University Summer Academy

Kalmar

The city of Kalmar is situated on the southeast coast of Sweden. Kalmar is a beautiful city with 65,000 inhabitants and a long history dating back to the Middle Ages, with many cosy neighbourhoods and great charm. The lush green areas surrounding Kalmar Castle and the city park are many students' favourite.

The proximity to the ocean and the island of Öland has left its mark on the city and there are many long pedestrian paths along the coast. It is never far to anything in Kalmar and most places can be reached in just 5-10 minutes' walk – the university, the ocean, the gym, or the city centre, Kvarnholmen.

In Kalmar the university buildings and student accommodations are spread throughout the town and are well integrated with the historical surroundings – making students feel part of the town.

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