Syllabus for Essay Writing
- 7.5 credits
- Course code: 2EH373
- Education cycle: First cycle
Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Economic History G1F
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
- G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
- G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
- G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
- GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
- A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
- A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
- AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified
- Grading system: Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Established: 2007-01-24
- Established by:
- Revised: 2018-05-14
- Revised by: The Department Board
- Applies from: Autumn 2020
Sweden's Economic and Social Development in the 19th and 20th Centuries, 7.5 credits
- Responsible department: Department of Economic History
Upon completion of the course, the student should
- be able to individually formulate a well-defined scientific problem and to discuss this problem by writing a short essay, equivalent to 5 weeks of work
- know and use basic scientific methodology
- be able to use suitable research methods
The aim of the course is to train the student in basic research work, proper use of sources and scientific writing. This is a limited independent research exercise with a duration of approximately four to five weeks. The basic task is to solve a well-defined delimited research problem within a wider economic historic context. The work ends up with an essay of approx. 20 pages of typed text.
Professional guidance is continuously given and the work is closely followed by the supervisor.
Assessment of final essay.
If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.
- Latest syllabus (applies from Autumn 2020)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2013)
- Previous syllabus (applies from Autumn 2007)
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