English: Grammar and Translation
Course · 7.5 credits
In the world today it is extremely important to be able to use English in speech and in writing, since English is the main language for communication between people with different language backgrounds, at least in our part of the world. In many professions, you are expected to be able to use English. It is also very useful to be able to talk about language and to be able to explain to others what is correct and what is not.
Course description (English grammar and translation, ENGC02)
This is an Internet-based course that teaches you more about general grammar, English grammar, and the grammatical differences between Swedish and English. Because of the fact that differences between Swedish and English play such a big role in this course, Swedish is a formal requirement, and the course is not an option for most exchange students. The only exception is exchange students with native or near-native proficiency in Swedish.
In this course you will need to submit six out of eight written assignments and pass two written exams at the end of the course (one grammar exam and one translation exam). There are no lectures, and all teaching takes place through a learning platform. On the platform, there are various grammar resources and a forum, where you can discuss grammar and translation with your fellow students and your instructor. Sometimes chat sessions are organised, where you can chat with your teacher and your fellow students and ask all the questions that you have.
Please feel free to read the corresponding text in Swedish as well, since it contains a little more information.
After the course (English grammar and translation)
This course makes you better at English in general, since it teaches you about grammar and style and gives you the tools and vocabulary to talk about grammar and the relevant differences between Swedish and English and to spot and explain mistakes in other people's English texts. These are skills that will be appreciated by employers within various fields in which knowledge of English is important. Professionals who benefit from this type of knowledge include communicators, spokespersons, civil cervants, managers, office workers, and people with many international relations.
Requirements and selection
English language requirements
Most of Lund University’s programmes require English Level 6 (unless otherwise stated under 'Entry requirements'). This is the equivalent of an overall IELTS score of 6.5 or a TOEFL score of 90. There are several ways to prove your English language proficiency – check which proof is accepted at the University Admissions in Sweden website. All students must prove they meet English language requirements by the deadline, in order to be considered for admission.
Check if there are any country-specific eligibility rules for you to study Master's studies or Bachelor's studies in Sweden.
Start Spring Semester 2022
Mixed-time Lund, part time 25%
In English, distance learning
No mandatory meetings
17 January 2022 - 5 June 2022
Closed for applications
How to apply
Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods.
Step 1: Apply online
- Check that you meet the entry requirements of the programme or course you are interested in (refer to the section above on this webpage).
- Start your application – go to the University Admissions in Sweden website where you create an account and select programmes/courses during the application period.
Visit the University Admissions in Sweden website
- Rank your programme/course choices in order of preference and submit them before the application deadline.
Step 2: Submit documents
- Read about how to document your eligibility and how to submit your documents at the University Admissions in Sweden website. Follow any country-specific document rules for Master's studies or Bachelor's studies
Country-specific requirements for Bachelor's studies – universityadmissions.se
Country-specific requirements for Master's studies – universityadmissions.se
- Get all your documents ready:
- official transcripts and high school diploma (Bachelor's applicants)
- official transcripts and degree certificate or proof of expected graduation (Master's applicants)
- passport/ID (all applicants) and
- proof of English proficiency (all applicants).
- Prepare programme-specific documents if stated in the next paragraph on this webpage.
- Upload or send all required documents to University Admissions before the document deadline.
- Pay the application fee (if applicable – refer to the section below on this webpage) before the document deadline.
* Note that the process is different if you are applying as an exchange student or as a part of a cooperation programme (such as Erasmus+).
* If you have studied your entire Bachelor's programme in Sweden and all of your academic credits are in Ladok, you do not have to submit transcripts or your diploma when applying for a Master's programme. However, there may still be other documents you need to submit! See the link below.
* Svensk student?
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Full programme/course tuition fee: SEK 13 750
First payment: SEK 13 750
Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.
EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland
There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.
If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at the University Admissions in Sweden website. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.
*Note that there are no tuition or application fees for exchange students or PhD students, regardless of their nationality.
Scholarships & funding
Lund University Global Scholarship programme
The Lund University Global Scholarship programme is a merit-based and selective scholarship targeted at top academic students from countries outside the EU/EEA.
Swedish Institute Scholarships
The Swedish Institute offers scholarships to international students applying for studies in Sweden at Bachelor's, Master's, PhD and post-doctoral levels.
Country-specific scholarships and funding options
Lund University has agreements with scholarship organisations and funding bodies in different countries, which may allow applicants to apply for funding or scholarships in their home countries for their studies at Lund University.
- Scholarships/funding for students from Indonesia, Mexico, Colombia, Russia and Chile, among other countries
- US student finance
- Canada student finance