Course catalogue - autumn 2017 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue autumn 2017

Below you will find courses for international exchange and guest students at the Faculty of Humanities. All courses in the catalogue are taught either in English or in another foreign language.

Courses might be chosen at another level than listed below, i.e. master level (MA) courses might be attended by bachelor students and lead to bachelor level (BA)exams. Some courses may have prerequisites. Please enquire further at the department guidance centres about special conditions.

For information on how to apply for courses taught in Danish, please visit http://hum.ku.dk/uddannelser/vejledning/merit/.

Courses within Scandinavian culture, language and history aimed at international exchange and guest students

Courses aimed at both international exchange and guest students and domestic students

Academic English/Writing

Academic English (BA)
English Academic Writing (BA)
Presentation Techniques for Undergraduate Students (BA)
Workshop in English Academic Writing (BA)
Academic writing for graduate students (MA)
Presentation Techniques for graduate students (MA)

Academic English and Academic Writing is offered by Centre for Internationalisation and Parallel Language Use. For more information on course content, course registration and -withdrawal please refer to their website

Art History

Contemporary Art and Introduction to Art Historical Praxis (BA)

Courses within Art History are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Cognition and Communication

Communication Theory and Empirical Methodologies (MA) - very few seats. Only for students with a background within cognitive science/studies or equivalent
Introduction to Cognitive Science (MA) - very few seats. Only for students with a background within cognitive science/studies or equivalent
Social Cognition (MA) - very few seats. Only for students with a background within cognitive science/studies or equivalent

Courses within Cognition and Communication are offered by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Danish Culture Courses

These courses are open to all international students regardless of their field of study. For more information please visit the Danish Culture Courses website.

DCC Course in Danish Culture (BA)
DCC Danish Architecture and Urban Design (BA)
DCC Danish Cinema (BA)
DCC Gender and Sexuality Studies (BA)
DCC Nordic Mythology (BA)
DCC Søren Kierkegaard and the Challenge of Existence (BA)

Danish Culture Courses is part of the Saxo-Institute.

Danish Language Courses

These courses are open to all international students regardless of their field of study. For more information please visit the Danish Language Course website

Pre-Semester Danish Language Courses
Semester Danish Language Courses

Danish Language Courses is part of the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics.

Danish Studies

Danish and Swedish Manuscript and Runic Culture (BA/MA)
Vikings and Romance in Iceland (BA/MA)

Courses within Danish Studies are offered by the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

East- and South East European Studies

Identity Politics in contemporary Eastern Europe (BA/MA)

Courses within East- and South East European Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

English Studies

NB The following requirements apply when choosing courses:

BA-students can choose only one Elective 1. If BA students need more than 15 ECTS within English Studies, they may choose an MA course.

Elective 1, topic 1: Introduction to American Studies (BA)
Elective 1, topic 2: Introduction to American Studies (BA)
Elective 1, topic 3: Literatures of the Environment: Eco-Criticism in the Anthropocene (BA)
Elective 1, topic 4: Modern Britain: Film and Society (BA)
Elective 1, topic 5: Contemporary American Society: Issues and Preoccupations 2017 (BA)
Free topic 2: Arab is the new black?: Arab American Literature and Racial Ambivalence + What Was/Is African American Literature (BA/MA)
Free topic 3: History in Fiction from Richard II to Hamilton + Fact, Fiction, Autofiction (BA/MA)
Free topic 5: Cosmopolitanism and Literature + Narrating the Nation 
(BA/MA)
Free topic 7: Life-stories and Life Writing in History (BA/MA)
Free topic 8: Language and cognition + Intelligibility of Englishes (BA/MA)
Postcolonial Literature and Theory (BA)

Courses within English Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

European Ethnology

Current Issues in Ethnology and Anthropology A (BA/MA)

Courses within European Ethnology are offered by the SAXO-Institute. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Film and Media Studies

Analysis of Digital Media (BA)
Scandinavian Film & TV Elective (BA)
Module 1: Organizational and institutional analysis - Seminar A: Media and Politics (MA)
Module 1: Organizational and Institutional Analysis - Seminar B: Newspapers and Journalism: organizational and Institutional Perspectives (MA)
Module 1: Organizational and institutional analysis - Seminar C: Authorship, Regulation, and Cultural Heritage (MA)
Module 2, Media, Genre and Aesthetics: De-Westernising Media Studies (MA) - only for exchange students with a BA in Film and/or Media Studies
Module 2, Media, Genre and Aesthetics: Immigration and Postmigration in Contemporary European Cinema (and Television) (MA) - only for exchange students with a BA in Film and/or Media Studies
Module 2, Media, Genre and Aesthetics: Issues in World Cinema (MA) - only for exchange students with a BA in Film and/or Media Studies
Module 2, Media, Genre and Aesthetics: Online Media and Political Engagement (MA) - only for exchange students with a BA in Film and/or Media Studies
Module 5/Module 4: Media, Violence, Audiences (MA) - only for exchange students with a BA in Film and/or Media Studies

Courses within Film and Media Studies are offered by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

French Studies

All courses at French Studies are taught in French
French Language and Language Awareness Today (BA/MA)
French Literature: Gallantry in French Literature (BA/MA)
French Culture and Society (BA/MA)
Situation Adapted Communication (BA)

Courses within French Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

German Studies

All courses at German Studies are taught in German
Free topic 1: Deutscher Kolonialismus Seminar (BA/MA)
German History 3 (BA)
German History of Literature (BA)

Courses within German Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

History

Weimar Germany (1918-1933) and beyond: Politics, Propaganda, and Popular Opinion (BA/MA)

Courses within History are offered by the SAXO-Institute. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Indology

Topics in Indology (BA/MA)

Courses within Indology are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Information Science and Cultural Communication

Undergraduate students in their final year may register for courses at Master's level subject to availability.
Research Analysis (BA)
Information and Cultural Studies’ Theories and Traditions (MA)
Information Ethics: Privacy and Surveillance (MA)
Knowledge Organization (MA)
Open Data Science (MA)
Records management (MA)

Courses within Information Science and Cultural Communication are offered by the Royal School of Library and Information Science. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

It and Cognition

Specific prerequisites regarding e.g. programming are required for the courses listed below. Please enquire through the department study site for further information
Cognitive Science 1 (MA/BA)
Cognitive Science 3 (MA/BA)
Language Processing 1 (MA/BA)
Advanced Parsing Technologies (MA)

Courses within IT & Cognition is offered by the Department of Nordic Research. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find further information at the department study site (intranet).

Italian Studies

All courses at Italian Studies are taught in Italian
Free Topic 2: L’italiano elettronico (BA/MA)

Courses within Italian Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Japan Studies

Introduction to Japanese Studies 1: History and culture of Japan after 1945 (BA)
History of Music in Japan from the Mid-Nineteenth Century (BA/MA)

Courses within Japanese Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Korean Studies

Introduction to Korean Studies, premodern: Korean history, culture and Korean language history up to the opening of Korea (BA)

Courses within Korean Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Linguistics

Clinical Linguistics (MA)

Courses within Linguistics are offered by the Department of Nordic Studies and Linguistics. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Middle Eastern Studies

Empires, states, tribes. An Introduction to the history and peoples of Central Eurasia (BA)
Past and heritage: concepts, uses, current threats in the Middle East (BA)
History of Islamic and Middle East Studies (BA/MA)

Courses within Middle Eastern Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Modern Culture

Cultural Policy: Working Diversity in Cultural Institutions (BA/MA)
Cultural Policy: Theory, Method & Analysis (BA/MA)
4 Cities: Analysis of Architecture and Urban Spaces (BA/MA)
Theoretical topic: Urban Culture and Cultural Theory (BA/MA)

Courses within Modern Culture are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Modern Nordic Arts and Culture

Modern Nordic Literature, Popular Culture, Theatre, Dance and Music (BA)

Courses within Modern Nordic Arts and Culture is offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find further information at the department study site (intranet).

Musicology

Performance, Bodies and Modern Staging of Opera (BA/MA)
Sound Studies - An Introduction (BA/MA)
Modern Nordic Arts and Culture 1: Modern Nordic Art, Visual Culture, Architecture and Urbanity (BA)

Courses within Musicology are offered by the Department of Arts and Cultural Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Near Eastern Archaeology

Analysis of plant macroremains in Archaeology (BA/MA)
Themes and Topics in Near Eastern Archaeology 1: From the Origins of Agriculture to the Dawn of the State (BA/MA)
Introduction to Near Eastern History and Archaeology (BA)

Courses within Near Eastern Archaeology are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Philosophy

Political Philosophy and Public Spheres (BA/MA) - Only for students with a background of at least 30 ECTS within Philosophy
Science in Society (BA/MA) - Only for students with a background of at least 30 ECTS within Philosophy

Courses within Philosophy are offered by the Department of Media, Cognition and Communication. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Introduction to Area Studies (BA)
Introduction to the Portuguese-speaking world (BA)

Courses within Portuguese and Brazilian Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Religious Studies

Ancient Near Eastern Religions (BA/MA)
The New Spirituality and the Modern Religious Crises (BA/MA)
The Qur’an Today (BA/MA)

Courses within Religious Studies are offered by the Department of Cross-Cultural and Regional Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Spanish Studies

All courses at Spanish Studies are taught in Spanish
Music, Society and Subject in Latin America (BA/MA)
Interpersonel language (BA)
Sociopragmatics (BA)
Use and Variation in Present-Day Spanish (MA)

Courses within Spanish Studies are offered by the Department of English, Germanic and Romance Studies. Enquiries concerning course content, course registration and -withdrawal are dealt with by the department. Please find more information at the department study site (intranet).

Contact: the Department Student Guidance Centers