Scientific Research in Linguistics and Literary Studies

Course Code :1106FLWTLA
Study domain:Linguistics and Proficiency
Academic year:2019-2020
Semester:1st semester
Contact hours:45
Credits:6
Study load (hours):168
Contract restrictions: Exam contract not possible
Language of instruction:Dutch
Exam period:exam in the 1st semester
Lecturer(s)Dirk Van Hulle
Olga Beloborodova

3. Course contents *

The academic programme of Language and Literature at the UA is a scientific programme. In this course, you are introduced to the phenomenon called 'science', and you will be shown how scientists in linguistics and literary studies do research. The introductory sessions explore how research becomes scientific. What are the methods and approaches applied by researchers? How do the humanities, more specifically the disciplines concerned with language and culture, differ from the natural sciences?