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Qualifying Course in Swedish, semester 1 (local applicants) , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Other Subjects - ÖÄA
  COURSE CODE   761G25
On completion of the education, the student should be able to
- use clear Swedish standard language both in speech and writing
- describe and analyse Swedish social and cultural knowledge
- account for teaching and different examination formats used at Swedish higher education institutions
Characteristic for the education is that it is university preparatory.
The semester (1-30 HE credits) begins with an introduction that provides information about the Swedish higher education system and practical support and orientation of what it means to study in Sweden. The introduction contains study technique with reviews of common study techniques used at Swedish higher education institutions.
The semester comprises the following modules:
1. Oral Production and Listening Comprehension, 6 HE credits
2. Grammar, 9 HE credits
3. Written Production, 7.5 HE credits
4. Text Course and Knowledge of Sweden, 7.5 HE credits
The different modules of the education run in parallel and should not be seen as isolated parts, but as different parts of a whole.
The teaching takes the form of teaching sessions and group work. Homework and independent studies are necessary complements.
The course is examined continuously during the course, and through active participation in teaching, as well as at the end of the course through oral and written examination.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

For admission to Qualifying course in Swedish, the applicant is required to satisfy the general entry requirements except for Swedish language and have passed the entrance examination/final examination after completing the intensive introductory course in Swedish for beginners and incoming students, 7.5 HE credits, or the equivalent.
The course is intended only for applicants with other first languages than Swedish.
A grade of Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Qualifying Course in Swedish, semester 1 (local applicants)
Behörighetsgivande kurs i svenska, termin 1 (lokala sökande)
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2010-00254   Course Code: 761G25      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Other Subjects - ÖÄA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
X   Basic level       HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2011-02-18