This course is mandatory for students in the master's programme in English acquisition and multilingualism and elective for students in the master's programme in education year 8-13 (lektorutdanninga, studieretning engelsk).
This course may be taken as a single course by students who meet the admission requirements for the master`s programme in English Acquisition and Multilingualism.
Bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent qualification, in English language, or a degree combining English language and literature, with a minimum of 80 ECTS in English. An average grade equivalent to C or better (in the English coursework, 80 ECTS) is required.
Application code: 9371 - Enkeltemner på masternivå (Nordic applicants).
Students who have taken this course will have the following learning outcomes:
The student has:
The student is:
Lectures, seminars, hands-on work with language data. The course is taught 2 hours per week for 13 weeks.
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:
One short paper and one short presentation in the first half of the semester and a longer presentation towards the end of the semester. The longer presentation should be connected to the term paper.
The exam will consist of:
Assessment method: Term paper (4000-5000 words).
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. For the re-sit exam the student may submit a revised version of his/her term paper.