Välkommen till kursen Engelska för ämneslärare 31-60 hp (campus)

On this page you will find information about your course, course registration and more. Here you will also find your course syllabus and the course timetable.

Register on your course!

Period for course registration in Ladok: 2 January–15 January

If you do not register on time, you will lose your place on the course. Please contact your course administrator before the end of the registration period if you are experiencing problems with course registration.

If you are conditionally admitted you are not able to register on the course yourself.

Course information

Course information
Course and application code

ENG311 22506

Study period and pace

This course is a full-time course given between weeks 03–22.

Syllabus and reading list

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Course co-ordinator

Lisa Johansson


Questions about registration and admission

Welcome to English 31-60 cr.!

My name is Lisa Johansson and I am the course coordinator for this course. Please contact me if you have any questions about the course (
You will study five modules in total within this course.

0010 Survey Course in American Literature 7.5 cr.
0020 Survey Course in British Literature 7.5 cr.
0030 Literary Text Translation 3.5 cr.
0040 Survey Course in Linguistics 7.5 cr.
0050 Topics in Linguistics 4 cr.

Please note that the modules are not taught in the order above, and that some of them are taught in parallel.

You can find the preliminary course timetable with times and dates in Kronox four weeks before the course starts: This course is taught in two formats, distance (Distans) and campus (Normal), so please make sure you find the correct timetable. The first modules’ syllabi and detailed timetable with reading instructions will be available on Canvas two weeks before the course starts.

You are required to attend class in order to receive a passing grade. Studying English at our university does not only involve obtaining subject knowledge, but also improving one’s ability to speak and write English, and this can only take place if students meet their teachers and actively participate in the instruction. Furthermore, most modules feature live, face-to-face, group work. Failure to participate in such activities will make it impossible to attain some of the course objectives. For these reasons, we require attendance, with only minor exceptions. To take exams and pass the course, students must attend all obligatory seminars. All modules also feature compulsory written and oral assignments (examinerande uppgifter). Survey Course in Linguistics ends with a written exam on the HiG campus or at any authorized exam location. More information on the examination format for each module can be found in the syllabus (kursplan).

To participate fully in this course, it is important that you prepare well for the seminars by reading instructed parts of the course literature. You should be able to discuss particular models and issues brought up in the literature rather than topics in general. Therefore, it is important that you get hold of the literature well in time for the relevant sessions. You will find a link to the syllabus and reading list in the first section of this online welcome information. In British Literature, the following titles will be read: Pride and Prejudice (Austen), Moll Flanders (Defoe), Hard Times (Dickens), Sons and Lovers (Lawrence) and Romeo and Juliet (Shakespeare). Make sure you order these titles in good time before the module starts. Also, remember that you can borrow course literature from the HiG library, and in some cases from a library closer to your home.

Since the course runs at 100%, you must be prepared to allocate 40 hours of study per week, including class attendance, reading and writing assignments. Studying for 30 credits in one term is like a full-time job. The university offers many resources to help you plan your studies: Even though these are directed towards new students, they might also be useful for experienced students.

It is important that you register for the course in Ladok as soon as registration opens. This will give you access to our course page in Canvas two weeks before the course starts. Canvas will be our main channel for communication, and this is where you will find material about our course such as the timetable, instructions, assignments, etc. This is also where the different instructors will post general announcements concerning the course and the individual sessions. Your instructors will use the email client to send individual messages when necessary. Therefore, check the Canvas page and your email regularly.

Cheating and plagiarizing are serious academic offences, which result in failing the module in question and being reported to the university’s disciplinary board. To learn about plagiarism and get basic information on how to avoid it, please read this material in Swedish or English.

You will also be asked to take a plagiarism test on Canvas before you can access any of the course material.

Plagiarism Pdf, 384 kB.

The course is given by the Faculty of Education and Business Studies

Written exams

Registration for exams, including re-takes, is mandatory. You can register for exams via Ladok. You need to register at least ten days before the exam date. If you didn't register in time, you can not take your exam. No exceptions are made from this rule, we do not accept registrations when the deadline is passed.

If you are a distance study student and want to take your exam off-campus, you need to apply to do so at least three weeks prior to the exam date.

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Published by: Frida Wikegård Page responsible: Maria Strand Updated: 2022-12-15
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