|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
|Introduction to Business English, 7.5 credits|
|(Introduktionskurs i affärsengelska, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||No main subject|
|Academic school:||School of Culture and Education|
|Disciplinary domain:||Humanities 100%|
|Education cycle:||First-cycle (Bachelor)|
|Course level:||A (introductory)|
|Progressive specialisation:||G1N (First cycle. Entry requirements: completed upper secondary education)|
|Language of instruction:||English|
|Valid from:||HT 2018 (autumn semester)|
This course syllabus was validated by the Faculty Board for Culture and Education at Södertörn University on 2018-04-24 according to the stipulations in the Higher Education Ordinance.
General entry requirements and English B (intermediate level) (Specific entry requirements 2, exemption provided for modern languages).
General entry requirements (Specific entry requirements A2, exemption provided for modern languages).
Upon completion of the course, the student will be able to:
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
The aim of the course is to provide the student with basic knowledge of Business English and deeper understanding of the role of language in the business world. The student will learn to use both written and spoken language in various business contexts and for various purposes. The student will practice writing reports, letters or other forms of correspondence, and will also get experience making presentations for various audiences, all the while developing a business-specific vocabulary.
1001, Introduction to Business English, 7,5 credits
(Introduktionskurs i affärsengelska, 7.5 högskolepoäng)
Grades permitted: A/B/C/D/E/F
Teaching is in the form of lectures and seminars, including oral presentations. All teaching and course materials are in English.
Active participation in seminars and continuous assessment of written assignments and oral presentations.
|The grading criteria are distributed prior to the start of a course or module.|
If a student has a certificate for compensatory support from Södertörn University, the examiner may decide on an adapted examination or alternative examination form in accordance with Södertörn University's regulations.
If there are changes in the reading list between semesters, a new list for the next semester is to be validated no later than July 15 and December 15 respectively.
|8.||Restrictions on accreditation
The course may not be accredited as part of a degree if the contents are partly or wholly the same as a course previously taken in Sweden or elsewhere.
Following the Vice-Chancellors decision on internationalization and grade scale at Södertörn University College (dnr: 1148-1.1.2-2018), this syllabus replaces the syllabus with course code 1065EN, with the difference that the grade system has been updated. The syllabus is determined through special order (dnr: 1774-2.1.1-2018).