Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Cognitive semiotics: Meaning, Mind and Communication

SEMN02

Course code: SEMN02
Swedish title: Kognitiv semiotik: Mening, medvetande och kommunikation
ECTS credits: 7.5
Programme affiliation: Part of Masterprogram i språk och språkvetenskap, Kognitiv semiotik

Semester:

Study period: autumn 2017
Type of studies: part time, day
Study period: 2017-10-30 – 2018-01-14
Language of instruction: English
Eligibility: 90 higher education credits, of which at least 60 credits are from within a language discipline or Linguistics (General Linguistics or Phonetics), or the equivalent. English 6/English Course B.
Application code: LU-35741

Teachers: Göran Sonesson, Jordan Zlatev

Description

The course introduces cognitive semiotics as a field in which insights from semiotics, linguistics and cognitive science are brought together. Basic concepts such as signs, meaning, communication, mind, culture, iconicity, indexicality, normativity, life world, evolution, development etc. are exemplified by, above all, language, images and culture. The perspective of the course is based on comparison and reasoning.

The course is an elective component of the Master of Arts programme in Language and Linguistics (HASPV). It is also offered as a freestanding course and can be included in a first or second cycle degree.

Important dates – Autumn semester 2017

Second Admission Round / Nationell ansökningsomgång

Dagtid Lund, halvfart 50%
På engelska
30 oktober 2017 – 14 januari 2018

Öppen för sen anmälan

How to apply

Lund University uses a national application system run by University Admissions in Sweden. It is only possible to apply during the application periods: October–January for autumn semester and June–August for spring semester.

Extended application deadline

Sometimes the application deadline is extended for a specific programme or course. In these cases you will find the message "open for late application" by the programme/course information on universityadmissions.se. You apply with the usual application steps. As long as this message is showing, it is possible to apply, but late applications are processed in order of date, so it is still important to apply as soon as possible. Please note that if the programme/course does not have an extended deadline, it is not possible to apply late.

First or Second Admission Round?

All international students are encouraged to apply to the First admission round. This round takes place many months before the start of a semester and gives students the time they need to pay their tuition fees, apply for and receive their residence permit (if required), find housing, etc.

The Second admission round is an alternative for students from EU/EEA countries as they do not need a residence permit. Non-EU/EEA students will most likely not have enough time to obtain their permit before the start of the semester. However, even EU/EEA students are advised to apply during the First admission round, as some programmes can be applied for only in the January round. Also, this provides applicants with an admission decision much earlier, which is helpful in making decisions about their studies.

Tuition Fees

Non-EU/EEA citizens

Full course tuition fee: SEK 12 500
First payment: SEK 12 500
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Citizens of a country outside of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland are required to pay tuition fees. You pay one instalment of the tuition fee in advance of each semester.

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EU/EEA citizens and Switzerland

There are no tuition fees for citizens of the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) and Switzerland.

Application fee

If you are required to pay tuition fees, you are generally also required to pay an application fee of SEK 900 (approximately EUR 100) when you apply at universityadmissions.se. You pay one application fee regardless of how many programmes or courses you apply to.

Read more about paying the University Admissions in Sweden application fee and exemptions