Course

Course code: ITAM12
Swedish title: Italienska: Språklig variation i italienskan
Credits: 7.5
Programme affiliation: Part of Master's Programme in Language and Linguistics

Study period: spring semester 2024
Type of studies: part time, 50 %, distance course
Study period: 2024-03-20 – 2024-06-02
Language of instruction: Swedish
Application code: LU-74850
Eligibility: Knowledge corresponding to 90 ECTS credits in Italian

Introductory meeting: 2024-03-18 at 15:00 – 17:00

Teachers: Verner Egerland

Description

COURSE CONTENT

The course aims to provide the students with knowledge and understanding of modern Italian sociolinguistics and dialectology as well as of basic variations found in the Italian language. It examines geographic and social explanations of language variation. Basic concepts such as language variation, standard varieties of a language, multilingualism and code switching, language contact, language preservation and language politics in the Italian speaking world are studied. In addition, various methods of research used within the fields of sociolinguistics and dialectology are discussed.

 

DISTANCE COURSE

This is a distance learning course using the learning platform Canvas, with online lectures over Zoom. You need access to a computer with internet connection, webcam, and a headset throughout the semester.

Important dates – spring semester 2024

Second Admission Round / Nationell ansökningsomgång

distans Lund, halvfart
In Swedish
20 March 2024 – 2 June 2024

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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 13,750
First payment: SEK 13,750
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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.

Read more about tuition fees, payments and exemptions

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

Second Admission Round
Nationell ansökningsomgång
Vårterminen 2024

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Introductory meeting

Monday, 18 March
at 15:00 – 17:00, compulsory

Italian Studies

More about the subject, research, staff etc.

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