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Comparative Literature 3, in-depth course , 30 ECTS Credits
COURSE CATEGORY   Fristående kurs
MAIN FIELD OF STUDY   Comparative Literature - LIA
  COURSE CODE   716G17
On completion of the course, the student should be able to - demonstrate in-depth knowledge of current theoretical and methodological specialisations of comparative literature - problematise the individual knowledge of literary and cultural history - independently and from different perspectives, be able to analyse and interpret literary texts from different times - independently and with a critical approach, carry out a literary-critical study - with developed linguistic production and reasoning ability, be able to carry a literary-critical discussion.
Module 1: Theoretical and Methodological Specialisation, 6 HE credits
This module constitutes an advanced study in theoretical and methodological specialisations in comparative literature, including applications to fictional material.

Module 2: Thematic or Historical Specialisation, 6 HE credits
This module constitutes an advanced study of a specific research field or problem area of comparative literature, or in a specific period, movement, theory or genre.

Module 3: The Art of Writing III, 3 HE credits
This module constitutes an advanced exercise in academic writing.

Module 4: Thesis, 15 HE credits
This module includes a compulsory seminar series, a thesis work and a critical review assignment.
The teaching takes the form of lectures, seminars, group work, oral and written practical assignments, independent thesis supervision, and requires the student to be well prepared through independent studies. Seminars, group work and practical assignments are compulsory.
The modules are examined separately through written examinations, take-home examinations and/or written and group assignments, and through active participation in compulsory parts. The examination of the thesis course includes a compulsory thesis work and a compulsory critical oral review assignment. More information about the form and contents of the examination can be found in the course study guide.

Students failing an exam covering either the entire course or part of the course two times are entitled to have a new examiner appointed for the reexamination.

Students who have passed an examination may not retake it in order to improve their grades.

Passing grade in Comparative Literature 1 and completed Comparative Literature 2 with at least 24 HE credits approved (or the equivalent), including the essay.
A grade of Pass with Credit, Pass or Fail is given for the course
Course certificate is issued by the Faculty Board on request. The Department provides a special form which should be submitted to the Student Affairs Division.
The course literature is decided upon by the department in question.
Planning and implementation of a course must take its starting point in the wording of the syllabus. The course evaluation included in each course must therefore take up the question how well the course agrees with the syllabus.

The course is carried out in such a way that both men´s and women´s experience and knowledge is made visible and developed.
Comparative Literature 3, in-depth course
Litteraturvetenskap 3, fördjupningskurs
Department responsible
for the course or equivalent:
IKK - Department of Culture and Communication
Registrar No: 2010-00180   Course Code: 716G17      
    Exam codes: see Local Computer System      
Subject/Subject Area : Comparative Literature - LIA          
Level   Education level     Subject Area Code   Field of Education  
G2X   Basic level     LIA   HU  
The syllabus was approved by the Board of Faculty of Arts and Science 2010-05-28
Latest revision 2012-01-18