Course code LNG250

LNG250 Academic Writing

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Course responsible: Hanne Fjerdingby Olsen, Anne Lene Hovland
ECTS credits: 5
Faculty: Faculty of Biosciences
Teaching language: NO
(NO=norsk, EN=Engelsk)
Limits of class size:
Teaching exam periods:
Spring parallel
Course frequency: Yearly
First time: 2018H
Preferential right:
Students at BIOVIT.
Course contents:
The course covers the principles of academic writing for the natural sciences.
Learning outcome:
The course objective is to develop writing skills for term papers, bachelor and master theses, and scientific publications.
Learning activities:
Lectures, discussion groups and individual writing rehearsals.
Teaching support:
The Writing Centre
Relevant literature will be posted on Canvas
Recommended prerequisites:
Mandatory activity:
Students must attend 7 out of 10 lectures; 1 writing rehearsal, and the final writing rehearsal. Must pass mandatory mid-term writing rehearsal, including the final writing rehearsal. Student mid-term assessment.
Continuous evaluation: Passed/Not Passed.
Nominal workload:
150 hours
Entrance requirements:
Minimum requirements for entrance to higher education in Norway
Reduction of credits:
Type of course:
20 hours lectures (10 double lectures) from week 6 - 19.
The course is given in Norwegian but involves reading of scientific papers in English.
An external examiner evaluates the final writing rehearsal.
Examination details: Continuous exam: Bestått / Ikke bestått