Third-Cycle Courses

Faculty of Engineering | Lund University

Details for the Course Syllabus for Course BME001F valid from Spring 2020

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  • The purpose with this course is to give participants opportunity to train practical skills within manuscript writing and revision, grants applications and budget work.
  • Free, creative manuscript writing for journal-specific templates, writing of rebuttal letters and revised manuscripts, free, creative grant application writing to a grant source, budget work.
Knowledge and Understanding
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • show awareness of different formatting requirements for manuscripts
    show awareness of different formatting requirements for grants applications and budgets
Competences and Skills
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • show capacity to follow rules and conventions for manuscript and grant proposal submissions
    show capacity to create texts with fitting illustrations and data in a scientifically convincing way, in correct English
    show capacity to make their case and persuade editors and reviewers
Judgement and Approach
  • For a passing grade the doctoral student must
  • show respect for deadlines
    show committment to the writing tasks
Types of Instruction
  • Lectures
  • Exercises
  • Miscellaneous
  • The course consists of one common introductory lecture and five mandatory individual written assignments.
Examination Formats
  • Written assignments
  • For a pass, all assignments must have been submitted on time, and executed according to certain minimal requirements (all mandatory sections filled out without plagiarisms).
  • Failed, pass
Admission Requirements
Assumed Prior Knowledge
  • It´s preferred that the phD student previously has participated in one or several of the courses in academic writing.
Selection Criteria
  • In case of an excess in number of applications, applicants will be selected in order of registration (first come, first served). Max 10 participants.
  • See the homepage.
Further Information
  • The course corresponds to five weeks of work.

    Images, tables, graphs, example texts etc for creation of manuscripts and applications are available at the homepage. Those who want can use data from their own research for the assignments.
Course code
  • BME001F
Administrative Information
  • 2020-03-04
  • Professor Thomas Johansson

All Published Course Occasions for the Course Syllabus

1 course occasion.

Start Date End Date Published
2020‑11‑02 2020‑12‑04

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