Programme Description

Programme Description



University of Malta

Institute for European Studies

Linguistics (Subsidiary Area)

(for courses commencing October 2020)

YEAR ONE

Year (This/these unit/s start/s in Semester 1 and continue/s in Semester 2)

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIN1070 Grammar (Syntax and Morphology) 4 ECTS (NC)
LIN1080 Meaning 4 ECTS (NC)
LIN1150 Sound - Phonetics and Phonology: An Introduction 4 ECTS (NC)




Semester 1

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIN1017 Maltese Sign Language 1 for Linguistic Students 2 ECTS
LIN1024 Hands-on Language 4 ECTS
LIN1063 Academic Reading and Writing in English 2 ECTS

Recommended Optional Units

LIN1065 Academic Speaking in English 2 ECTS




Semester 2

Compulsory Units (All students must register for this/these unit/s)

LIN1060 Tools and Techniques in the Analysis of Language 2 ECTS
LIN1220 Language and Cognition 2 ECTS
LIN1320 Sociolinguistics 2 ECTS




YEAR TWO

Students are required to choose study-units to the value of 10 ECTS credits from the elective study-units on offer during the year.

Semester 1

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

LIN1121 Language for Humans and Machines 4 ECTS
LIN1032 Formal Foundations for Linguistics 4 ECTS
LIN2017 Maltese Sign Language 2 for Linguistic Students 2 ECTS
LIN2020 Grammatical Categories/ Il-Kategoriji Grammatikali 4 ECTS
LIN2023 Theorizing about Language 2 ECTS
LIN2034 Conversation Analysis 4 ECTS
LIN3502 Multimodal Interaction and Communication 4 ECTS
LLT2191 Psycholinguistics: Language Acquisition 4 ECTS




Semester 2

Elective Units Elective units are offered subject to availability and time-table constraints.

LIN2022 Models of Grammar 4 ECTS
LIN2032 Quantitative Research Methods in Linguistics 4 ECTS
LIN2083 Issues in Semantics and Pragmatics 4 ECTS
LIN2350 Issues in Phonetics and Phonology 4 ECTS
LIN3095 Writing Systems 4 ECTS




 
Last Updated: 2 March 2020
 
The University makes every effort to ensure that the published Courses Plans, Programmes of Study and Study-Unit information are complete and up-to-date at the time of publication. The University reserves the right to make changes in case errors are detected after publication.
The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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