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ENG3430 - Topics in Literature and Culture

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Assignment and oral examination
Grade: Letter grades

Evaluation Weighting Duration Grade deviation Examination aids
Assignment 60/100 1 semesters
Oral examination 40/100 20 minutes

Course content

This course explores a topic within literature or cultural history, or an interdisciplinary topic. The course may build upon themes explored in lower-level courses.

A more detailed description of the academic content will be made available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Learning outcome

Knowledge

Candidates who have passed this course

- have in-depth understanding of a topic in literature or cultural history, or an interdisciplinary topic.

- have critical insight into scientific approaches and methods relevant to the analysis of the subject material.

Skills

Candidates who have passed this course

- are able to write substantial analytical texts on the topic(s) studied in academic English.

- can locate and use relevant secondary sources in their work.

- can use relevant theory and specialist scientific literature from the relevant discipline(s).

General competence

Candidates who have passed this course

- have strong oral and writing English skills.

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

- develop stronger cross-cultural competency skills.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/seminars, discussions, supervision. Students are required to use the digital course learning platform regularly and to make an active contribution in class.

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. 3,000 words). May include an oral element.

Further on evaluation

Assessment:

- Term paper (approx. 3500 words) counts for 60% of the final grade.

- Oral examination (approx. 20 minutes) counts for 40% of the final grade.

The oral examination can be expected to test the candidate's knowledge of the entire curriculum.

Each of the exams are graded separately. Only the final grade will be listed on official diplomas and transcripts of records from NTNU. Both the term paper and the oral examination must receive the grade E or better in order for the student to receive a passing grade.

If a student fails one part of the exam, they must retake only that part of the exam. If a student retakes a passed exam, they must retake all parts of the exam.

In semesters where ENG3430 is not taught, NTNU will not be offering a resit examination.

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

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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  7.5 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2023

Language of instruction: English

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • English Literature
  • English
  • English Cultural Studies
  • English Literature
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Examination

Examination arrangement: Assignment and oral examination

Term Status code Evaluation Weighting Examination aids Date Time Examination system Room *
Autumn UTS Oral examination 40/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Autumn UTS Assignment 60/100

Release
2022-11-14

Submission
2022-11-15


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12:00

INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Oral examination 40/100
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring ORD Assignment 60/100 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.
Examination

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