EKIA2002 Corpus linguistics (5 cr)

Study level:
Intermediate studies
Grading scale:
Responsible organisation:
Department of Language and Communication Studies
Curriculum periods:
2017-2018, 2018-2019, 2019-2020



This course provides an introduction to corpus linguistics, or the study of language using software to analyze databases of text.

Completion methods

Lectures based on course material, participation in classroom work, analyzing corpora individually and in groups.

Assessment details

Final research paper.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course, students will know:
o the basic methods of corpus linguistics
o some of the most popular corpus linguistics software and publicly available corpora
o the fields in which corpus linguistics is used and where students can apply corpus linguistics in their studies and working life
o how to conduct corpus linguistic research

Completion methods

Method 1

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