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TYSK3401 - In-Depth Course

About

Examination arrangement

Examination arrangement: Home examination
Grade: Letters

Evaluation form Weighting Duration Examination aids Grade deviation
Home examination 100/100 14 days ALLE

Course content

Students may choose to specialize in modern German language or literature and culture.

Modern German language: The course may address German grammar in its broadest sense, i.e. modern syntactic theories, pragmatics or second language acquisition with respect to German.

Literature and culture: The course may address the works of an author, a time period, genre, literary themes, or issues in literary theory, cultural history or literature didactics.

Learning outcome

Specialization in literature and culture:
KNOWLEDGE
The candidate
-has knowledge about and insight in a specialized theme in German literature or culture
-has knowledge about German culture and literary history.

SKILLS
The candidate
-is expected to be able to work with relevant sources and bibliographies using critical thinking
-is expected to be able to present and discuss academic problems in German
-is expected to be able to carry through an independent research project
-is expected to be able to apply literary scientific or culturally scientific methods to analyse selected texts
-is expected to be able to use an accurate conceptual system in German to discuss various types of texts and problems relating to research work

GENERAL COMPETENCE
The candidate
-is expected to be able to reflect on and analyze complex problems with the aid of a scientific conceptual system.

Specialization within modern German language:
KNOWLEDGE
The candidate
-has extended knowledge about theories, conceptual system and methods in modern German linguistics as well as specialized knowledge in a limited area
-is able to view their knowledge in a contrastive perspective (Norwegian - German)

SKILLS
The candidate
-is expected to be able to apply, analyze and compare different interpretations, theories and methods in modern German linguistics
-is expected to be able to use an accurate linguistic conceptual system in German relating to research work
-is expected to be able to look up relevant sources and bibliographies and use these critically while reasoning in German
-is expected to be able to reflect on linguistic differences between German and Norwegian, and to see how this can be used in written and oral usage of the German language
-is expected to be able to plan and carry out an independent research project limited to a specific area under supervision in German

GENERAL COMPETENCE
The candidate
-is expected to be able to reflect on and analyze complex problems with the aid of a scientific conceptual system.

Learning methods and activities

Lectures and seminars.

Compulsory assignment:
-Written assignment of approx. 2000 words.

Compulsory assignments

  • Term paper approx. 2000 words

Further on evaluation

Assessment: Home examination (14 days), approx. 5500-7500 words. The exam is to be written in German.

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 available at the beginning of the semester.

Credit reductions

Course code Reduction From To
HFTYSK304 15.0
HFTYSK305 15.0
HFTYSK306 15.0
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Facts

Version: 1
Credits:  15.0 SP
Study level: Second degree level

Coursework

Term no.: 1
Teaching semester:  SPRING 2021

Language of instruction: German

Location: Trondheim

Subject area(s)
  • German
Contact information

Department with academic responsibility
Department of Language and Literature

Phone:

Examination

Examination arrangement: Home examination

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