Courses



Compulsory Modules (55 ECTS-Credits)
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Module 1: Argumentation ( 7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: The students have detailed knowledge of the discipline's theories and are able to compare them critically and apply them to analyse different phenomena in argumentative texts.
Module 2: Language and Grammar Theory (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Understanding relevant modern Language and Grammar Theories; competence to apply, analyse and criticise the corresponding models.
Module 4: Language and Thinking (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Specialised knowledge of terms, theories and methodological approaches to the interaction of Language and Thinking; problem awareness in terms of the relationship between Language and Thinking.
Module 5: Language Change and Evolution (7.5 ECTS-Credits, 3 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Understanding the cognitive fundamentals of human language. Acquisition of knowledge about the laws of Language Change and scenarios for the development of human language.
Module 8: Feminist Linguistics (5 ECTS-Credits, 2 h) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: none
Learning Outcome: Familiarity with terms, theories and methodological approaches of Feminist Linguistics. Acquisition of knowledge about the discipline's ongoing research discourse.
Module 9: Master Thesis Defense (2.5 ECTS-Credits) (no courses)
Prerequisites for registration: Positive completion of all other compulsory and elective modules as well as the Master Thesis.
Learning Outcome: Examination of the Master Thesis in the overall context of the Master of Arts programme in Linguistics, with special focus on theoretical comprehension, methodological issues, communication of findings of the Master Thesis and presentation skills.
Final oral defense of the Master Thesis in front of an examination board.

Notes:
  • There may still be changes in the courses offered as well as room allocation and course dates.
  • The course descriptions found in the English version of the course catalogue are for informational purposes only. Authoritative information can be found in the "Vorlesungsverzeichnis" (German version of the course catalogue).