The course takes place in period

  • 1 (2022-08-01 to 2022-10-23)
  • 2 (2022-10-24 to 2022-12-31)


Professional studies

Teaching language


Type of course


Cycle/level of course


Recommended year of study


Total number of ECTS

5 cr

Competency aims

Training oral and written skills related to future professional field.
The course will also be a support for thesis work including process
writing, writing technicalities and academic writing.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course the student is expected to have
sufficient command of vocabulary in both general and
professional areas to present professional subjects in correct and
appropriate language, and to be able to write professional
documents necessary in performing the tasks related to studies
and future professional needs in the media field.

Course contents

Academic writing; language correctness, grammar rules, text
genres, translation. Business communication, professional writing,
preparing and delivering oral presentations.

Prerequisites and co-requisites

Swedish as mother tongue or similar knowledge of Swedish.

Previous course names


Additional information

To pass the course the student should pass the written
examination and the assignments in Swedish, totally 150 points.
The grades of the assignments left after deadline will be reduced
with 5-10 points.

Recommended or required reading

von Hertzen, Maria; Stolt, Kerstin (red.): Skrivguide 2014 Version
2.0 [www]. The Skrivguide is located on Arcadas webb site under
BIBLIOTEK>> Skrivguide.
Reuter, Mikael. 2014. Så här ska det låta.
Reuter, Mikael. 2006. Översättning och språkriktighet
Svenska skrivregler. 2008.

Reference literature:
Ehrenberg-Sundin m.fl. Att skriva bättre i jobbet
Schött, Kristina m.fl. Studentens skrivhandbok
Språkhjälpen ? språkhjälp för akademiskt skrivande. 2008.
[www] External link
Strömquist, Siv.1999: Uppsatshandboken
articles and handouts

Study activities

  • Lectures - 40 hours
  • Individual- and group instruction - 10 hours
  • Practical exercises - 15 hours
  • Small-group work - 15 hours
  • Individual studies - 35 hours
  • Internet-based studies - 10 hours
  • Seminars - 10 hours


  • Total workload of the course: 135 hours
  • Of which autonomous studies: 135 hours
  • Of which scheduled studies: 0 hours

Mode of Delivery

Participation in tuition

Assessment methods

  • Exams (written-, oral-, home-)
  • Essays, reports, productions and portfolio

Assessment requirements

To pass the course the student should pass the following
examinations in Swedish:
Examination 1 Skrivguide test 25 p
Examination 2 Report 35 p
Examination 3 Essay 40 p


Eklund Kaj


Eklund Kaj

Group size

No limit

Assignments valid until

12 months after course has ended

Course enrolment period

2022-08-10 to 2022-09-06

Assessment methods

  • Date of examination will be announced later - Exams
  • Date will be announced later - Reports and productions

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