SPRÅK8861 - Methods of Linguistics


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2022/2023

Course content

A selection of qualitative and quantitative methods will be presented and discussed as they are, or could be, used in research activities related to the PhD-candidates' work.

Learning outcome

The candidate has knowledge of basic qualitative and quantitative methods within the field of linguistics, and is able to use this knowledge in making decisions concerning the methodology best suited for their dissertation.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures. Essay that links the candidate's project to theory and method.

Compulsory assignments

  • Participation

Required previous knowledge

Requires admission to a PhD programme.

Course materials

Reading list to be announced at the beginning of term

More on the course



Version: 1
Credits:  10.0 SP
Study level: Doctoral degree level



Language of instruction: English, Norwegian

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • The Humanities
  • Language Studies
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Faculty of Humanities


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