Linguistics

Linguistics

Honours

Honours in Linguistics requires 48 credit points including:
(i) 12 credit points of Honours seminar units
(ii) 36 credit points of Honours thesis units

Honours seminar units of study

LNGS4113 Language in Context

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x 500wd Discussion points (10%), 1x 1500wd Presentation (20%), 1 x 4000wd Essay (70%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Language in Context: from Foundations to Cutting Edge' will focus on paired readings (one reaching back to the foundations of the discipline, the other one looking forward from the frontiers of current understandings). These will relate to language in context (in all relevant senses, from society to culture, from conversation to text, within and across modalities), including but not limited to empirical, analytical, theoretical, applied, methodological, and epistemological issues, at an advanced level.
LNGS4114 Structure in Language

Credit points: 6 Session: Semester 1 Classes: 1x2hr seminar/week Assessment: 1x500wd Discussion points (10%), 1x 1500wd Presentation (20%), 1x 4000wd Essay (70%) Mode of delivery: Normal (lecture/lab/tutorial) day
Structure in Language: from Foundations to Cutting Edge' will focus on paired readings (one reaching back to the foundations of the discipline, the other one looking forward from the frontiers of current understandings). These will relate to structure in language (at all levels, from sound to morphosyntax to discourse), including but not limited to empirical, analytical, theoretical, applied, methodological, and epistemological issues, at an advanced level.

Honours thesis units of study

LNGS4111 Linguistics Honours Thesis 1

Credit points: 12 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 1x1hr supervision meetings/week Mode of delivery: Supervision
Note: Department permission required for enrolment
This unit will support the development of students' research theses. The unit will include an orientation to their honours year, thesis development workshops, regular student-supervisor consultations and preliminary thesis writing.
LNGS4112 Linguistics Honours Thesis 2

Credit points: 24 Session: Semester 1,Semester 2 Classes: 7x 0.5hr supervision meetings/semester on average Assessment: 1x 18000wd Thesis (100%) Mode of delivery: Supervision
This unit requires students to complete an 18 000 word original piece of sustained and advanced research in Linguistics, with supervision from a member of the Department guiding the research and writing process.