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English: Specialized Studies in Linguistics: Pop Culture and the English Language

Course
EZ1C07
Bachelor’s level
7,5 credits (ECTS)
Study pace
25%
Time
Mixed time
Location
Location independent
Study form
Distance
Language
English
Duration
-
Application open
-
Application code
GU-13015
Tuition
Full education cost: 10 875 SEK
First payment: 10 875 SEK
Application closed, late application opens 15 July 2021.

About

This course examines English as it is encountered in popular media such as film, TV, the internet, music, etc. A multi-layered, multi-perspective approach is used to cover a broad range of topics such as standard vs non-standard English; discourse as social practice; cultural semiotics; the language of persuasion, media representations of non-standard dialects and the construction and representation identity in selected subcultures.

Prerequisites and selection

Requirements

30 credits introduction level + 22,5 credits intermediate course.

Selection

Selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 225 credits.

For admission to the summer 2021 and onward the following selection applies: selection is based upon the number of credits from previous university studies, maximum 165 credits.

Facilities

Our campus - Humanisten
Address: Renstströmsgatan 6

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