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AXL4305S Linguistic Approaches to the Study of Narrative

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: TBA

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an Honours or Master’s programme. Students wishing to take this course do not need to have studied Linguistics at undergraduate level. Linguistic approaches will be introduced in ways that make them accessible to people with no grounding in Linguistics, while still stretching students who do have such a grounding.

Course outline:

AXL4303F Modern Linguistic Thought I

24 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: S Bowerman

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an Honours or Master’s programme.

Course outline:

A survey of twentieth-century approaches and attitudes to language, presented in terms of analysis of landmark texts by key writers both within and outside linguistics, including Saussure, Chomsky, Orwell, Labov and Whorf. The course is designed to be of interest to a broad range of humanities graduates concerned with language.

Linguistics Postgraduate Courses

AXL4300W Research Essay/Project

AXL4301F Language Contact/Bilingualism

AXL4303F Modern Linguistic Thought I

AXL4304S Special Topic: Reading Course

AXL4305S Linguistic Approaches to the Study of Narrative

AXL4306S Language Variation

AXL4307F Typology and Universals

AXL4309S Modern Linguistic Thought II

AXL4312F African Linguistics

AXL4313S African Languages in Education

AXL4314S Materials Development

 

AXL5301W Minor Dissertation

AXL5302S Linguistic Anthropology

AXL4300W: Research Essay/Project

30 NQF credits at HEQSF level 8

Convener: Professor R Mesthrie

Course entry requirements: Acceptance for an Honours programme.

Course outline:

An appropriate research paper, chosen in consultation with the Graduate convener, of approximately 15,000 words in length.

DP requirements: Attendance at the research methodology seminars in the Linguistics Section.

Assessment: Research/essay project 100%.

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