ENG2501 - Interdisciplinary Course


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Home examination 100/100 7 days

Course content

This course explores themes in the borderland between linguistics, literature and cultural studies. The focus will vary from semester to semester. A more detailed description of the academic content will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome


Candidates who have passed this course

- have in-depth understanding of the relevant interdisciplinary topic.


Candidates who have passed this course

- are able to demonstrate a critical understanding of a given interdisciplinary subject or cross-disciplinary approach;

- demonstrate an understanding of the subject’s/approach’s interdisciplinary nature;

- are able to craft an analytical text within the interdisciplinary subject or regarding the cross-disciplinary topic;

- can express themselves via written English which is appropriate to the genre and topic, utilizing and demonstrating understanding of the appropriate genre-related vocabulary.

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course

- recognize the importance of critical reflection on the relationships between the disciplinary topics;

- can critically evaluate the credibility and relevance of different sources of knowledge;

- develop stronger cross-cultural competency skills.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures, seminars, supervision. Students are required to use the course learning platform regularly.

Approved obligatory assignment is valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester).

Compulsory assignments

  • Written work(s) (approx. 2000 words)

Further on evaluation

Assessment: The course is assessed by a written home exam (7 days), approximately 3000 words.

Specific conditions

Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

Curriculum/reading list will be announced at the beginning of the semester.

More on the course

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Intermediate course, level II


Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  AUTUMN 2022

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature


Examination arrangement: Home examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn ORD Home examination 100/100





Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Home examination 100/100 INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
  • * The location (room) for a written examination is published 3 days before examination date. If more than one room is listed, you will find your room at Studentweb.

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