XENX034 Intermediate Academic Writing Course (4 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2020-2021, 2021-2022, 2022-2023, 2023-2024



The course focuses on activation and development of academic writing, use of online tools, familiarizing yourself with different types of academic texts, features of academic language, process writing, reporting and citing. The course teaches you how to effectively synthesize information from different sources while integrating your own voice.

Completion methods

Contact teaching and independent study. Compulsory attendance in class tutorials.

Learning outcomes

At the end of the course, students are expected to have developed their:

  • academic writing skills in English,
  • independent learning skills,
  • process writing skills,
  • skills of reporting and citing,
  • skills in giving and receiving peer feedback on writing.

Additional information

TARGET GROUP: Primarily intended for incoming short-term exchange students

PROFICIENCY LEVEL: at least B2 - upper intermediate

Description of prerequisites

Basic academic writing skills in English

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
Compulsory and active participation. Successful completion of core assignments. Final grading is based on the applicable grading scale for the course.
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Parts of the completion methods

Teaching (4 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
No published teaching