Course catalogue - spring 2018 – University of Copenhagen

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Course catalogue spring 2018

Below you will find the spring 2018 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

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

Central Asia and Afghanistan Studies

Post-Soviet transformation in Central Asia and Afghanistan (BA/MA)
Who controls the past? History, nationalism and identity in Central Asia (BA)

Courses within Central Asia and Afghanistan 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).

Cognition and Communication

Cognition and Audiovisual Communication (MA) - very few seats. Only for students with a background within cognitive science/studies or equivalent
Empirical Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience and Communication (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.

East and South East European Studies

The terror of history (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 2
BA-students can choose only one Elective 3

If BA students need more than 15 ECTS with English Studies, they can choose an MA course.

Elective 2, topic 1: (Ad)dressing the Wound: trauma theory and trauma writing (BA)
Elective 2, topic 2: Visual Culture and Literary Study: Origins, Theory and Practice (BA)
Elective 2, topic 3: Language, politics and discourse (BA)
Elective 2, topic 4: At Sixes and Sevens: American Society and Culture in Flux in the 1960s and 1970s (BA)
Elective 2, topic 5: Finding the Great American Thing: The Rise of Modern Art and the Search for National Identity, 1890-1950 (BA)
Elective 3, topic 1: Reading Jane Austen (BA)
Elective 3, topic 2: Remainders and Repetitions in British Fiction (BA)
Elective 3, topic 3: Cross-cultural communication and foreign language learning and teaching (BA)
Elective 3, topic 4: Contemporary American Politics in 2018: The Trump Administration Unfolds (BA)
Elective 3, topic 5: Contemporary American Politics in 2018: The Trump Administration Unfolds (BA)
Free topic 1: Writing in a Foreign Language: Process and Product + Cross cultural pragmatics and language teaching (BA/MA)
Free topic 2: Cognitive Poetics: The Human Mind and the Language of Literature + English as a Lingua Franca (BA/MA)
Free topic 3: Narrative: Theory and Practice + Cultural Encounters in Local and Global Contexts: Engagement Across Borders (BA/MA)
Free topic 4: Explorations in Shakespeare + All Art is at Once Surface and Symbol: The Portrait in Art and Literature from the Renaissance to Modernism
(BA/MA)
Free topic 5: Literary Ghosts: Cultural Haunting in British and American Fiction + Fiction Now: Narrative, Media, and Theory in the 21st Century (BA/MA)
Free topic 6: From the Local to the Global: Society and Politics in a Changing World Order (BA/MA)
Free topic 7: The Break-Up of Greater Britain + Britain after Empire (BA/MA)

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).

Film and Media Studies

Digital Strategic Communication (BA)
Scandinavian Film & TV (BA)
Film production and communication (MA) - only for 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
Elective subject (BA)
Elective subjects, oral language proficiency (BA)
Free topic 1 (BA/MA)
Free topic 2 (BA/MA)
Free topic 3 (BA/MA)

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
Electives 1 and 2 (BA)
Free topic 1: Transnationalität der Literatur um 1900 (BA/MA)
Free topic 2: Verbalmusik, Linguistik und Fremdsprachenlernen (BA/MA)
Free topic 3: Kulturgeschichte (BA/MA)

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).

Global Urban Studies

Global Urban Studies (MA)

Courses within Global Urban 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).

Indology

Speaking with the Past: Explorations in Language and History (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.
Interactive Mediation spaces (MA)
System Evaluation and User Studies (MA)
Scholarly Communication and science Studies (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
Language Processing 2 (MA)
Cognitive Science 2 (BA/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
Elective subject: Language proficiency (BA/MA)
Free topic 1 (BA/MA)Free topic 2 (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 Japanstudies: the history and culture of Japan before 1945 (BA)

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

Creative Translation: Literary and Filmic Parodies of Korean Literature (BA/MA)
Introduction to Korean Studies: History, Society and culture after the opening of Korea to the Present (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).

Medieval Studies

Latin palaeography and the book culture of the Middle Ages (BA)

Courses within Medieval Studies 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).

Modern Culture

Culture under the Authoritarian Condition (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 India and South Asian Studies

Globalization and Development in India and South Asia (BA)
Introduction to Societies in Modern India and South Asia (BA)

Courses within Modern India and South Asian 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 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

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

Approaches to Archaeology (BA)
Archaeological Practice 1 (BA)
Material Studies in Archaeology (BA/MA)
The Archaeology of Death (BA/MA)

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).

Portuguese and Brazilian Studies

Brazil as a global actor (BA) - classes taught in English and Portuguese
Problem-based team project (BA) - classes taught in English and Portuguese
Debates and voices in Brazilian society (BA)
The Portuguese Language in Time and Space (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).

Prehistoric Archaeology

Textile Archaeology - a hands-on approach (MA)

Courses within Prehistoric Archaeology 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).

Religious Studies

Aspects and Contexts of Danish Society: An Exercise in Cross-Cultural Studies (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
Free topic 1 (BA/MA)
Free topic 2 (BA/MA)
Writing lab (BA)

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

 

Globalization and Development in India and South Asia