Topics in Language Variation and Change (Q3302)
30 credits, Level 6
This module involves relatively advanced study of sociolinguistics in one area of staff specialisation. The particular topic and reading list will be announced in the year prior. This may include particular methodological approaches to sociolinguistics, in-depth study of a particular dialect or sociolect, or of some particular sociolinguistic phenomenon, and may incorporate the study of language change. The changing nature of this module allows us to adapt quickly to changes in the field.
100%: Coursework (Portfolio)
Contact hours and workload
We’re currently reviewing contact hours for modules and will update with further information as soon as it is available.
This module is running in the academic year 2019/20. We also plan to offer it in future academic years. It may become unavailable due to staff availability, student demand or updates to our curriculum. We’ll make sure to let our applicants know of such changes to modules at the earliest opportunity.
This module is offered on the following courses: