MONS1001 Multimodal discourse studies (5 cr)

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



This course explores the multimodality and diversity of meaning-making in different social and mediated settings. Perspectives and tools for analysing multimodal data will be introduced and discussed.

Completion methods

Lecturing, group work, project work

Assessment details

Active participation in class, oral presentation of the project work and a written report

More detailed assessment criteria will be provided in the first meeting of the course.

Learning outcomes

After completing the course students will be able to

- critically discuss approaches to multimodality
- examine meaning-making from a multimodal perspective
- design and carry out a small-scale research project on a topic of students’ own choice

Additional information

Attendance policy: 100%

Description of prerequisites

APPLANG students: SOKS105 Introduction to Applied Language Studies for the Changing Society; SOKS1006 Key themes and questions in applied language studies; SOKS1007 Introduction to methodologies of applied language studies

LAGIC students: LACS1011 Introduction to Language and Discourse

Other students: MONA1000 Introduction to discourse studies (earlier code KLSA324)

Study materials

Required readings provided in the course.

Completion methods

Method 1

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Parts of the completion methods
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