SPRÅK8873 - Linguistic Theory


Lessons are not given in the academic year 2022/2023

Course content

This course offers certain specialized topics in language theory, interpreted in a broad sense (e.g. in phonetics, syntax, pragmatics, language and cognition, translation, language learning, language change, sosiolinguistics, etc.). The content will vary according to the candidates’ interests and projects.

Learning outcome

The candidate has knowledge of key linguistic theories relevant to their own project.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures/ seminars. The course may be held in cooperation with the Norwegian Graduate Researcher School in Linguistics and Philology.

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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