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Selected Topic in English Linguistics IV

  • ECTS credits10
  • Teaching semesterSpring
  • Course codeENG345
  • Number of semesters1
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Resources

ECTS Credits

10

Level of Study

Master

Teaching semester

Spring

Objectives and Content

ENG345 is a specialized course in a topic from English linguistics. The content of the course will vary from semester to semester. The course can for example include topics from applied linguistics, theoretical linguistics, historical linguistics, or a combination of these disciplines.

Learning Outcomes

On completion of the course the student has the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

The student

- has detailed insight into the theoretical and methodological approaches withing the field covered by the course and be familit with current research in this field.

Skills

The student:

- can apply his or her knowledge and skills in teaching, dissemination of research and other information purposes.

- is highly skilled in expressing academic ideas in written and spoken English

General competence

The student

- is capable of developing his or her own competence and specializing in an independent manner.

Required Previous Knowledge

Bachelor degree with a specialization in English, or equivalent.

Recommended Previous Knowledge

None

Credit Reduction due to Course Overlap

None

Access to the Course

The course is open to students in the master's programme in English and the master's programme in Foreign Language Teacher Education at the University of Bergen

Teaching and learning methods

Seminars: up to 16 hours.

In the case that fewer than five students register for a course, the organized teaching may be adapted to fit the number of students. If this occurs, students will be informed at the start of the semester, and before the registration deadline 1. February/1. September.

Compulsory Assignments and Attendance

None.

Forms of Assessment

The exam is a four-hour school exam.

The school exam may be digital.

Examination Support Material

The students may use a monolingual (English-English) dictionary during the exam. The department will provide further information on what dictionaries are approved to use during the exam.

Grading Scale

The exam is marked in the grade scale A-F, where F is a fail.

Assessment Semester

The exam in ENG345 is offered each semester - the regular exam at the end of the spring semester, and the re-take exam in the middle of the fall semester.

Reading List

The reading list is comprised of up to 750 pages of linguistic texts. In addition to the reading list, the students are encouraged to use recommended further reading and guidebooks.

The reading list will be available by 1 December for the Spring semester.

Course Evaluation

The teaching is evaluated in accordance with the quality control system of the University of Bergen.

Programme Committee

The Program Board is responsible for the academic content and structure of the study program, and for the quality of all the subjects therein.

Course Coordinator

Programme Board for English

Course Administrator

The Department of Foreign Languages at the Faculty of Humanities has the administrative responsibility for the course and the study programme.

Contact

Exam information

  • For written exams, please note that the start time may change from 09:00 to 15:00 or vice versa until 14 days prior to the exam. The exam location will be published 14 days prior to the exam. Candidates must check their room allocation on Studentweb 3 days prior to the exam.

  • Type of assessment: Written examination

    Date
    23.09.2019, 09:00
    Duration
    4 hours
    Withdrawal deadline
    09.09.2019
    Examination system
    Inspera
    Digital exam
    Location