Current Trends in Linguistics
Syllabus, Master's level, 5LN141
- Education cycle
- Second cycle
- Main field(s) of study and in-depth level
- General Linguistics A1N
- Grading system
- Fail (U), Pass (G), Pass with distinction (VG)
- Finalised by
- The Department Board, 23 September 2011
- Responsible department
- Department of Linguistics and Philology
The course is given as an optional module within Linguistics D but may also be taken independently.
Fulfilment of the requirements for a Bachelor's degree with Linguistics or another language subject as the main field of study.
On completion of the course, to earn the grade Pass the student should at least be able to:
- explain the basic principles of the scientific work and the research methodology with reference to modern linguistics (general linguistics),
- present, analyse and critically review relevant scientific articles within the field of linguistics (general linguistics) and
- work with a certain degree of independence, clearly formulate and critically discuss theoretical and methodological assumptions and make adequate professional oral and written presentations of the results.
See the learning outcomes.
The instruction consists of lectures, exercises and assessment. The student's own learning activities are crucial for the completion of the course.
The course is examined through three written assignments and two seminar presentations. Each expected learning outcome is assessed as failed, passed or passed with distinction. Pass means that all of the expected learning outcomes have been fulfiled. If at least half of these are passed with distinction the mark Pass with distinction will be given for the course.
The course can not be chosen, if the student has read the course earlier Current research fields within linguistics (5LN142).
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