SPA2503 - Specialization in Spanish Linguistics


Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Written examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Written examination 100/100 4 hours F

Course content

The course gives students a specialization in a given subject area in Spanish linguistics.
Themes may vary from year to year. Current topics can be communication and translation, contrasting aspects between Spanish and Norwegian or language variation in the Spanish-speaking world

Learning outcome

The candidate:
- has detailed knowledge in Spanish linguistics and specialized insights in the curriculum subjects areas
- understands and can analyze issues in Spanish linguistics based on theories relevant to the topics in question

The candidate:
-can formulate arguments and explain advanced issues in Spanish linguistics in appropriate and correct oral and written Spanish.
-can analyze and relate critically to different sources of information and apply them to structure and formulate scientific reasoning about a particular topic in Spanish linguistics
-can use the knowledge from the subject in new areas within the subject field

The candidate:
- has insight into source criticism
- can plan and conduct academic tasks
- can convey advanced academic material such as theories, approaches to problems, and solutions, both in writing and orally as well as through other relevant terminology
- can use relevant academic tools

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars.

Approved obligatory assignments are valid for 2 semesters (the semester in which the approval is given, plus the following semester). All obligatory assignments must be completed in the same semester.

Compulsory assignments

  • 2 written assignments

Further on evaluation

The exam must be answered in Spanish. Information about which dictionaries, if any, you are allowed to consult during the written exam will be available in the reading list at the beginning of the semester.

Specific conditions

Exam registration requires that class registration is approved in the same semester. Compulsory activities from previous semester may be approved by the department.

Course materials

The 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 2020

Language of instruction: Spanish

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • Spanish
  • Language Studies
Contact information
Course coordinator:

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature



Examination arrangement: Written examination

Term Status code Evaluation form Weighting Examination aids Date Time Digital exam Room *
Autumn ORD Written examination 100/100 F INSPERA
Room Building Number of candidates
Spring UTS Written examination 100/100 F 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.

For more information regarding registration for examination and examination procedures, see "Innsida - Exams"

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