General studies

Teaching language


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

The aim is to support the thesis work. The students write and present parts of an academic text and oppone co students texts. All in all the student shall actively be a part of critical and constructive discussion when texts are presented.

Learning outcomes

The students learn to think analytically and to develop and revise an idea within the frames of an academic written text.

Course contents

Writing, presenting, opponing, discussing, criticizing and revising texts.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Pro seminar or Metodik.

Additional information


Recommended or required reading

Recommended course literature is listed on Itslearning.

Study activities

  • Lectures - 33 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Project- and production work/artistic activities - 40 hours
  • Individual studies - 40 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 133 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 133 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Multiform education

Assessment requirements

Examination 1: Tasks and presentations
Examination 2: Deadlines
Examination 3: Presence


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