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Linguistics

172.131 Language and Communication 15 credits
An introduction to language with particular emphasis on spoken communication.
172.133 Introduction to Language Studies 15 credits
Introductory skills of analysing language, at the level of discourse, morphology, syntax, semantics and phonology.
172.231 Linguistics for Speech Therapists 15 credits
This course examines the morphology, grammar and discourse structure of spoken language with an emphasis on speech therapy
172.232 Language and Society in New Zealand 15 credits
An introduction to sociolinguistics with particular reference to New Zealand: focussing on language and social interaction, regional and social variation in language use, bilingualism and the status of minority languages, and the sociolinguistics of te Reo Maori.
172.233 Language Learning Processes 15 credits
An introduction to approaches and theories in applied linguistics with particular focus on language learning processes.
172.234 Phonetics 15 credits
A study of the sounds of language and an introduction to the acoustic analysis of speech.
172.235 Linguistic Analysis of the English Language 15 credits
An introductory course in linguistic analysis of the English language covering the fundamental concepts of morphology, phonetics, phonology, and syntax.
172.236 Forensic Linguistics 15 credits
An introduction to the study of forensic linguistics, focussing on a variety of business and legal contexts and related ethical issues.
172.237 Language, Discourse and Power 15 credits
An introduction to critical discourse analysis, exploring how positions and attitudes are mediated through language, in a variety of everyday contexts, prominent social issues, and societal structures.
172.239 Language and Culture 15 credits
An examination of the interrelationship between/of language and culture through a study of various elements of language, language use and language acquisition in a wide range of cultural contexts.
172.330 Sounds and Structures 15 credits
This course introduces theoretical approaches to phonology, the study of sound systems and syntactic/grammatical structures and their interfaces.
172.334 Field Methods 15 credits
An advanced study of techniques used in the elicitation of linguistic data from speakers involving interviews with one or more speakers of a language other than English.
172.335 Language and Identity 15 credits
An advanced sociolinguistic study of how language is used to represent and construct aspects of identity relevant to particular social interactions, including the individual's ability to negotiate multiple forms of identity and belonging.
172.336 Languages of the Pacific 15 credits
An examination of the three major language subgroups spoken in the Pacific, focussing on their formal elements, the relationship between language and society, and the linguistic consequences of the encounter between Pacific peoples and speakers of non-Pacific languages.
172.337 Historical and Comparative Linguistics 15 credits
An advanced study of historical language change and language relationships. The course examines reasons for and types of language change, and methods for reconstructing earlier language forms.
172.338 Language and Mediated Communication in a Transcultural World 15 credits
An examination of one-to-many communication in the Web and mediated contexts, focussing on globalised and transcultural communication of linguistics perspectives.
172.712 Multimodal Discourse Analysis 30 credits
This course examines communication as a multimodal phenomenon, assessing space and time as key variables in the production of written and spoken utterances.
172.713 Language and Communication in Late Modernity 30 credits
This course examines the linguistic construction of some key themes that have emerged in late modernity such as globalising panic, emotions and the imperative to feel, the discursive construction of the body, discourse and the late modernity.
172.799 Research Report 30 credits
The supervised undertaking of an original piece of research into discourse and communication from a linguistic perspective.
172.800 MPhil Thesis 120 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
172.816 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
172.817 MPhil Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
A supervised and guided independent study resulting in a published work.
172.850 Thesis 120 credits
The supervised undertaking of an original piece of research into discourse and communication from a linguistics perspective.
172.851 Thesis 120 Credit Part 1 60 credits
The supervised undertaking of an original piece of research into discourse and communication from a linguistics perspective.
172.852 Thesis 120 Credit Part 2 60 credits
The supervised undertaking of an original piece of research into discourse and communication from a linguistics perspective.
172.855 Master of Communication Research Project 60 credits
An applied research project involving the critical evaluation and application of selected research methodologies to address communication-related challenges.
172.899 Thesis 120 credits
172.900 PhD Linguistics 120 credits

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