• Offered by School of Literature, Languages and Linguistics
  • ANU College ANU College of Arts and Social Sciences
  • Course subject Linguistics
  • Areas of interest Linguistics and Applied Linguistics
  • Academic career UGRD
  • Course convener
    • Dr Carmel O'Shannessy
  • Mode of delivery In Person
  • Offered in First Semester 2020
    Second Semester 2020
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In this course students will undertake advanced readings in Linguistics, in order to increase their critical understandings of identified works and how they are situated in the field. Students will continue their training in approaches to Linguistics and engage with pre-professional and professional scholars by attending, and reflecting in writing on, seminar papers presented in the ANU Linguistics Seminars.

Learning Outcomes

Upon successful completion, students will have the knowledge and skills to:

  1. review and evaluate the approaches used by Linguistics scholars to address the development of thinking in the discipline;
  2. review and evaluate the types of evidence used in Linguistics to support or refute hypotheses;
  3. demonstrate critical engagement with Linguistic arguments in a range of sub-areas; and
  4. demonstrate enhanced skills in synthesising and critiquing published works.

Indicative Assessment

  1. Written critical reflections on 6 Linguistics seminars – 500 words each, total 3000 words (50) [LO 1,2]
  2. Written critical reflection on an area of Linguistics – 2,000 words (50) [LO 1,2,3,4]

In response to COVID-19: Please note that Semester 2 Class Summary information (available under the classes tab) is as up to date as possible. Changes to Class Summaries not captured by this publication will be available to enrolled students via Wattle. 

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Workload

130 hours of total student learning time made up from: a) 18 hours of attendance at weekly Seminars, b) 112 hours of independent student research, reading and writing.

Inherent Requirements

Not applicable

Requisite and Incompatibility

To enrol in this course you must be enrolled in the Bachelor of Arts Honours (HARTS or HART2), Bachelor of Languages Honours (HLANG), Bachelor of Middle Eastern and Central Asian Studies Honours (HMECA) or Bachelor of Asian Studies Honours (HASIA), or have completed 144 units towards the Bachelor of Philosophy (Arts) (APHAR or APNAR).

Prescribed Texts

Not required

Preliminary Reading

Not required

Assumed Knowledge

Completion of a cognate major.

Fees

Tuition fees are for the academic year indicated at the top of the page.  

If you are a domestic graduate coursework or international student you will be required to pay tuition fees. Tuition fees are indexed annually. Further information for domestic and international students about tuition and other fees can be found at Fees.

Student Contribution Band:
1
Unit value:
6 units

If you are an undergraduate student and have been offered a Commonwealth supported place, your fees are set by the Australian Government for each course. At ANU 1 EFTSL is 48 units (normally 8 x 6-unit courses). You can find your student contribution amount for each course at Fees.  Where there is a unit range displayed for this course, not all unit options below may be available.

Units EFTSL
6.00 0.12500
Domestic fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $3120
International fee paying students
Year Fee
2020 $4800
Note: Please note that fee information is for current year only.

Offerings, Dates and Class Summary Links

The list of offerings for future years is indicative only.
Class summaries, if available, can be accessed by clicking on the View link for the relevant class number.

First Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
4813 24 Feb 2020 02 Mar 2020 08 May 2020 05 Jun 2020 In Person N/A

Second Semester

Class number Class start date Last day to enrol Census date Class end date Mode Of Delivery Class Summary
9729 27 Jul 2020 03 Aug 2020 31 Aug 2020 30 Oct 2020 In Person N/A

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