Course syllabus

Engelska för tekniker
English for Engineers

GEMA20, 7,5 credits, G1 (First Cycle)

Valid for: 2020/21
Decided by: PLED B/K
Date of Decision: 2020-03-27

General Information

Depth of study relative to the degree requirements: First cycle, has only upper-secondary level entry requirements.
Externally elective for: A3, B4, BI4, BME4, C4, D4, E4, F2, I4, K4, L4, M4, MD4, N2, Pi4, RH4, V4, W3
Language of instruction: The course will be given in English


The course is designed for students at the Faculty of Engineering. English for Engineers has as its objective to give a widened knowledge of the English language.

Learning outcomes

Knowledge and understanding
For a passing grade the student must

Competences and skills
For a passing grade the student must


The course studies technical texts in English in order to increase the vocabulary of the students in the field of engineering The course also deals with methods of oral presentation and with different types of written documentation, such as report writing and academic writing. These skills are developed in practical group exercises.

Examination details

Grading scale: TH - (U,3,4,5) - (Fail, Three, Four, Five)
Assessment: Examinations can take the following forms: oral and/or written examinations at the end of the sub-course, and curriculum-based continuous assessment in the form of home assignments, essays and contributions to seminars. Teaching consists of practical exercises, lectures and seminars.

The examiner, in consultation with Disability Support Services, may deviate from the regular form of examination in order to provide a permanently disabled student with a form of examination equivalent to that of a student without a disability.


Admission requirements:

The number of participants is limited to: 30
Selection: Credits remaining for the degree.
The course overlaps following course/s: TNX020

Reading list

Contact and other information

Director of studies: Fabian Beijer,
Course coordinator: Lene Nordrum,
Course homepage:
Further information: The course is designed for students at the Faculty of Engineering, Lund University. There are a limited number of places which means that particular criteria apply for admission and selection. The course will be given in Swedish and English.