Main field(s) of study and in-depth level:
Language Technology A1N
Explanation of codes
The code indicates the education cycle and in-depth level of the course in relation to other courses within the same main field of study according to the requirements for general degrees:
G1N: has only upper-secondary level entry requirements
G1F: has less than 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G1E: contains specially designed degree project for Higher Education Diploma
G2F: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
G2E: has at least 60 credits in first-cycle course/s as entry requirements, contains degree project for Bachelor of Arts/Bachelor of Science
GXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
A1N: has only first-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1F: has second-cycle course/s as entry requirements
A1E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (60 credits)
A2E: contains degree project for Master of Arts/Master of Science (120 credits)
AXX: in-depth level of the course cannot be classified.
Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
The Department Board
A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university, and Programming for Language Technologists I or an equivalent amount of programming.
The course can be given in the Master's Programme in Language Technology and as a freestanding course.
Upon completion of the course, the student should at least be able to:
define the concept of digital humanities (as an academic field) and critically discuss examples of research in this field;
explain the research issues and methods characterizing subfields in digital philology (as the intersection between philological research and digital humanities), such as stylometrics, synchronic linguistics, information extraction in humanities research, analysis of fiction, and digital palaeography;
analyse and critically review scientific publications in the field of digital philology;
define and carry out studies in various subfields of digital philology.
See the intended learning outcomes.
The teaching consists of lectures and laboratory sessions under supervision.
Reports on assignments. The teacher can, as part of the examination require compulsory attendance and active participation in teaching modules. Details about the examination are provided at the start of the course. If there are special reasons for doing so, an examiner may make an exception from the method of assessment indicated and allow a student to be assessed by another method. An example of special reasons might be a certificate regarding special pedagogical support from the University's disability coordinator.