XYHX1000 Multilingual Creative Writing – Play with Languages! (3 cr)

Study level:
Other studies
Grading scale:
Pass - fail
Responsible organisation:
Centre for Multilingual Academic Communication
Curriculum periods:
2024-2025, 2025-2026, 2026-2027, 2027-2028


Course description

Multilingual creative writing course offers an insight into students' own writing process. Students will acquire creative writing techniques through writing in various languages, employing different genres. In addition to sharing ideas about multilingual texts, the students will courageously play with different languages, and thus activate their overall linguistic repertoire. A significant part of the course is an Open Mic, where everyone will present ones’ own texts to the group.

Course content

  • Sharing texts written on the course and discussing them.
  • Creative writing techniques and genres.

Learning outcomes

On completion of the course, the student is expected to

  • recognize the possibilities of multilingual writing
  • activate their overall linguistic repertoire through writing
  • know how to acquire more diverse expression and creative writing techniques.

Additional information

The course can be included in optional communication and language studies.

Completion methods

Method 1

Evaluation criteria:
To pass the course the student is required to participate actively and complete the course assignments according to instructions.
Select all marked parts
Parts of the completion methods

Participation in teaching (3 cr)

Participation in teaching
Grading scale:
Pass - fail