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Credit points: 15

Subject outline

In this subject you will explore advanced topics in a contemporary issue of Linguistics. Topics may include phonetics/phonology, morphology/syntax, semantics/pragmatics, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics or language typology. In this subject, you will acquire analytical skills that can be applied in a range of professional environments.

SchoolHumanities and Social Sciences

Credit points15

Subject Co-ordinatorJames Walker

Available to Study Abroad/Exchange StudentsYes

Subject year levelYear Level 3 - UG

Available as ElectiveYes

Learning ActivitiesAnalytical task; research report, problem-solving, essay

Capstone subjectYes

Subject particulars

Subject rules

Prerequisites 30 credit points of LIN coded subjects or coordinators approval


Incompatible subjectsN/A

Equivalent subjectsN/A

Quota Management StrategyN/A

Quota-conditions or rulesN/A

Special conditionsN/A

Minimum credit point requirementN/A

Assumed knowledgeN/A

Career Ready


Work-based learningNo

Self sourced or Uni sourcedN/A

Entire subject or partial subjectN/A

Total hours/days requiredN/A

Location of WBL activity (region)N/A

WBL addtional requirementsN/A

Graduate capabilities & intended learning outcomes

Graduate Capabilities

Intended Learning Outcomes

01. Communicate in written academic English, report and summarise debates and make cogent and considered arguments
02. Understand and analyse linguistic data, making reference to the relevant literature
03. Familiarity with debates and discussion in an area of linguistic inquiry and ability to evaluate competing hypotheses

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