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.

Students should expect that this 7.5 credit course equates with approximately 10 hours of work per week, including teaching time.

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.

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 2023

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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