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. An average grade equivalent to C or better (in the concentrated work in linguistics and/or language, 80 ECTS) is required.
Application code 9371 Enkeltemner på masternivå (Nordic applicants).
The course is based on HIF-3022 Phonology I and deals with the relationship between phonology and other cognitive domains. More specifically, the following issues will be addressed:
A central issue will be whether the phonological patterns visible across languages are caused by the interaction between universal grammar and other cognitive areas.
The students have the following learning outcomes:
The student has:
The student is able to/can:
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 of a total of 8 homework assignments given, within the time limits set by the lecturer(s). This portfolio has to contain at least one assignment from each of the 4 thematic blocks of the course.
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.