|Translation of the Swedish course syllabus|
Creative Writing and the Reflective Essay, 7.5 credits
|(Kreativt skrivande och den reflekterande essän, 7,5 högskolepoäng)|
|Main field of study:||Swedish|
|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 2018-06-12 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 is able to:
Knowledge and understanding
|4.||Course content, modules and examinations
This course focuses on the essay as a genre and aims to provide students with practice in collecting themes and generating ideas. Students articulate themes on the basis of the literature and write essays using these. Students discuss each other's texts and rework their own texts following critique from peers and the teacher.
The course consists of lectures, seminars, group assignments, and individual written assignments.
Active participation in seminars and written assignments. Absence from no more than 20% of the seminars may, after consultation with the examiner, be compensated for via written hand-in assignments.
|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.