Department of English

Second Language Acquisition: Theoretical and Practical Approaches 2018/2019 (7.5 credits)

Spring 2019 weeks 04-13 (mid-January - March) - 50 % - Campus

Application Deadline: 2018-10-15

Enrolment Code: UU-05043 Application

Language of Instruction: English

Location: Uppsala

Selection: All qualified applicants will be admitted.

Entry Requirements: 120 credits, of which at least 90 credits in a language subject including a degree project of at least 15 credits.


If you are not a citizen of a European Union (EU) or European Economic Area (EEA) country, or Switzerland, you are required to pay application or tuition fees. Formal exchange students will be exempted from tuition fees, as well as the application fee. Read more about fees.

Application Fee: SEK 900

Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 12500

Tuition fee, total: SEK 12500

About the course:

In this course, you acquire more advanced knowledge about both theory and method in second language acquisition (English). You critically assess new methods and learning strategies by giving oral presentations and writing a research paper. The course also includes an overview of recent research findings and methods. In the research paper, you practice the method of error analysis on a material drawn from a learner corpus of English.

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Department of English

Engelska parken, Thunbergsvägen 3 L

Box 527, 751 20 Uppsala

Telephone: 018-471 1245 018-471 1247

Fax: 018-471 1229


Study Counsellor

Telephone: +46 18 471 12 47

Fax: +46 18 471 12 29