HIF-3011 Syntax II - 10 ECTS
Bachelor's Degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent qualification, in a language or linguistics, or a degree combining linguistics and literature, with a minimum of 80 ECTS of concentrated work in linguistics and/or language.
Minimum average grade (in the Norwegian grading system) is C for applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand and B for others.
It is recommended that you have taken HIF-3010 Syntax I in the fall term before you take this course.
Application code 9317 (Nordic applicants).
The students have the following learning outcomes:
The student has:
- a solid understanding of modern syntactic theory, with a basic grasp of standard analyses of a broad range of phenomena in English and other languages. For a number of phenomena of crucial theoretical interest, the student should be familiar with multiple analytic approaches, along with the main strengths and weaknesses of each.
The student is able to/can:
- evaluate and compare competing theories for a given phenomenon
- analyze new and unfamiliar data, describing its potential significance for broader theoretical questions
Lectures, exercises, seminars, project work.
Quality assurance: All courses undergo a halfway evaluation once in a 2-year period at the master´s level. The Programme Board determines which programme options will be evaluated per year, and which courses will be evaluated by the students and the teacher per year.
The following coursework requirements must be completed and approved in order to take the final exam:
Coursework requirements: Students are required to hand in 6 homework assignments. The obligatory coursework requirements must be approved in order to take the final exam.
Assessment method: Term paper (7000 words), to be submitted in WISEflow.
Performance in the course will be assessed on an A-F grades scale. Grades are A-E for passed and F for failed. A re-sit examination is offered in the event of an F grade. The deadline to register for a re-sit examination is January 15th for the autumn semester and August 15th for the spring semester. In the event of a re-sit examination, the student is allowed to submit a revised version of his/her term paper within a given deadline.