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  1. Viking and Medieval Norse Studies, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding: 1.1. The student has good knowledge and clear comprehension of how to scrutinize Icelandic and other medieval West-Norse texts in the original language, explain them and put them in an academic context based on selected methods and theories. 1.2. The student has a broad perception of diverse views, methods and ideas that drive research in Viking and medieval Norse studies. 1.3. A master's student has obtained an understanding in an organized manner of the latest knowledge in his academic field. 1.4. The student can use his knowledge and understanding in his research and can take a reasoned stance on problems in Viking and medieval Norse studies. 2. Type of knowledge: 2.1. The master's student is familiar with important matters and problems that are debated in Viking and medieval Norse studies in the international arena. 2.2. The student has gained his knowledge in Viking and medieval Norse studies both with participation in specialised courses, symposia or seminars and his own research. 3. Practical competence 3.1. The master's student can gather, analyse and evaluate scientific data. 3.2. The student can write synopses and papers for academic conferences and can write articles for publication in journals. 3.3. The student has developed the ability to work independently and is prepared to write books on subjects in the area of medieval studies, on his own or with others. 3.4. The master's student understands and can deal with complex matters in an academic context. 4. Theoreti ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  2. Comparative Literature, BA

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Students learn critical thinking in a conceptual and aesthetic sense and recognise the significance of literature in both an Icelandic and international context.1.2. Students have a clear overview of the history of world literature, particularly from the West, and can account for the role of translation in this context.1.3. Students have an understanding of the principal literary genres and their defining characteristics. 1.4. Students have an understanding of the principal literary concepts and theories, in both an historical and contemporary context.1.5. Students have gained insight into the principal methods of literary research as well as an understanding of them in a broader cultural context. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2. Students can work independently and methodically on specific literary topics.2.3. Students are able to use guidance and comments in order to enhance literary analysis.2.4. Students are able to set goals, devise and follow a work schedule.2.5. Students have mastered the technicalities and specifics of essay writing, including the treatment of references. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students have shown that they can research a specific topic.3.2. Students know the fundamentals of thorough source evaluation, the use of primary sources and their application to their own investigation.3.3. Students have gained significant e ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  3. Comparative Literature, Minor

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Students know the fundamentals of comparative literature.1.2. Students have fundamental knowledge of methods, theories and concepts in literature.1.3. Students have a general overview of the history of world literature, with an emphasis on Western literature.1.4. Students have learnt to address a specific field and/or period in literature in a scholarly manner. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2. Students can work independently and methodically on specific literary topics.2.3. Students are able to use guidance and comments in order to enhance literary analysis.2.4. Students are able to set goals, and devise and follow a work schedule in writing a scholarly text. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students know the fundamentals of source evaluation and can draw on sources in their own investigation in the standard manner.3.2. Students have an understanding of theoretical texts and can apply them to their work. 3.3. Students can apply basic concepts in literature to their analysis and essay writing.3.4. Students have acquired skills to respond to the discourse and expressive mechanisms of fiction and understand its connection to other aspects of culture and the outside world. 4. Communication skills4.1. Students show initiative and interest in their studies.4.2. Students can work independently and in gro ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  4. General Linguistics, Minor

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Students possess knowledge of the fundamentals of general linguistics.1.2. Students have a basic knowledge of methods, theories and concepts in linguistics.1.3. Students have a general perspective over Modern Icelandic, Old Norse and the history of Icelandic.1.4. Students have learned to approach a specific area and/or period in linguistics, phonetics, morphology, syntax and semantics in a scholarly manner. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2. Students are able to work independently and in an organised manner on specific subjects within the field of linguistics.Students are able to use guidance and comments in order to enhance linguistic analysis. 2.3. Students are able to set objectives, prepare a project schedule and follow it when writing a scholarly paper. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students know the fundamentals of critical research and are able to draw on sources in their own analysis.3.2. Students understand scholarly texts and are able to use them in their work. 3.3. Students are able to use basic linguistic concepts in analysis and essay writing.3.4. Students have acquired the skills to examine texts from a linguistic perspective.3.5. Students are acquainted with languages that are very different from Icelandic and most neighbour languages, or one ancient Indo-European language. 4. Communication skills4.1. Students show initiative and int ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  5. Sign Language Linguistics, Minor

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Student possesses knowledge of the fundamentals of sign language.1.2. Students have a basic knowledge of methods, theories and concepts in sign language and linguistics.1.3. Students have a general perspective of deaf culture and history.1.4. Students have a basic knowledge of the grammar of sign language, proficiency in sign language and deaf culture and history. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2. Students are able to work independently and in an organised manner on specific subjects within the field of sign language.2.3. Students are able to make use of guidance and comments in order to enhance analysis in the area of sign language linguistics.2.4. Students are able to set objectives, prepare a project schedule and follow it when writing a scholarly paper. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students know the fundamentals of critical research and are able to draw on sources in their own analysis.3.2. Students understand scholarly texts and are able to use them in their work. 3.3. Students are able to use basic concepts of sign language in analysis and essay writing.3.4. Students have acquired the skills to examine texts from the perspective of sign language linguistics.3.5. Students have had practice in the use of sign language. 4. Communication skills4.1. Students show initiative and interest in the ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  6. Translation Studies, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding:1.1. The student has received a good foundation in the history of translation in Iceland and beyond, particularly in the West.1.2. The student has exact knowledge and a clear understanding of the concepts, methods and tenets of translation theory.1.3. The student knows specialised aspects of translation theory and has received training in analysing, evaluating and translating varied texts, academic texts, and literary texts and specialised professional texts.1.4. The student has obtained specialised additional knowledge of two languages, Icelandic and a foreign language. 1.5. The student knows specialised aspects of the above-mentioned areas and has experience in studying the research history of the respective subjects. 2. Type of knowledge:2.1. The master's student is familiar with important matters and problems that are debated in translation studies in the international arena. 2.2. The student has gained his knowledge in language technology both with participation in specialised courses, symposia or seminars and his own research. 3. Practical competence3.1. The student has a good command of the use of translation memories, knows many on-line information sources and the essential terminology databases. 3.2. The student knows the main methods that can be used to take translation decisions and knows how to advise those who use them.3.3. The student can write synopses and papers for academic conferences and can write articles for publication i ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  7. Comparative Literature, BA

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1 Students learn critical thinking in a conceptual and aesthetic sense and recognise the significance of literature in both an Icelandic and international context.1.2 Students have a clear overview of the history of world literature, particularly from the West, and can account for the role of translation in this context.1.3 Students attain knowledge of Icelandic literature in an international context.1.4 Students have an understanding of the principal literary genres and their defining characteristics. 1.5 Students have an understanding of the principal literary concepts and theories, in both an historical and contemporary context.1.6 Students have gained insight into the principal methods of literary research as well as an understanding of them in a broader cultural context. 2. Practical skills2.1 Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2 Students can work independently and methodically on specific literary topics.2.3 Students are able to use guidance and comments in order to enhance literary analysis.2.4 Students are able to set goals, devise and follow a work schedule.2.5 Students have mastered the technicalities and specifics of essay writing, including the treatment of references. 3. Theoretical skills3.1 Students have shown that they can research a specific topic.3.2 Students know the fundamentals of thorough source evaluation, the use of primary sources and their applica ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  8. General Linguistics, MA

    1. Knowledge and understanding: 1.1. The student has a precise and clear understanding of selected subjects in the field of general linguistics, contemporary and/or historical, and of their relationship with other subjects such as sociology, psychology, anthropology, philosophy, style and translation theory.1.2. The student is familiar with specialised fields in the above-mentioned areas and has experience of researching the history of the subjects in question.1.3. The student can place the matter he has in hand in a wider context, make an independent evaluation of a issue debated in the field and compare his conclusions with those of other academics. 1.4. Through writing his final thesis the student will have gained broad experience and experience of research and will have had a baptism of fire in working independently. 2. Type of knowledge: 2.1. The student is familiar with important matters and problems that are debated in his chosen field in linguistics in the international arena. 2.2. The student has gained knowledge in his chosen field in general linguistics, with participation in specialised courses, seminars, conferences and through his own research. 3. Applied skills and competence 3.1. The student can use his knowledge and skills to take on new and previously unknown problems in the field of linguistics.3.2. The student can take part in academic debate in on issues relating to linguistics.3.3. The student can present academic conclusions, equally to an audience of specialists and to the public.3.4. Th ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  9. Russian, Minor

    1. Knowledge and understanding 1.1. Students have acquired a basic knowledge and understanding of the Russian language.1.2. Students have acquired a basic knowledge of Russian history, culture and national life. 2. Type of knowledge 2.1. Students have adopted the language as language users and are familiar with the studies on it. 2.2. Students are able to use their knowledge and understanding in everyday life. 3. Practical skills 3.1. Students are able to express themselves with little difficulty on everyday subjects and distinguish subtleties of meaning.3.2. Students are able to read and understand texts of different types and recognise their direct and indirect meanings.3.3. Students comprehend discussion in Russian on a variety of topics relating to everyday life, culture, national life and history.3.4. Students are able to write text in Russian on familiar topics or interests. 4. Theoretical skills 4.1. Students are able to summarise information from a variety of sources, both written and oral, with the reconstruction of arguments and accounts in a coherent manner.4.2. Students possess the skills to find arguments for theoretical or practical solutions in the area of study.4.3. Students are able to use their knowledge and understanding in scholarly pursuits or in their profession. 5. Communication and technology skills and computer literacy 5.1. Students are able to understand with little difficulty that which they hear or read.5.2. Students are able to ...

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    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland
  10. Translation Studies, Minor

    1. Knowledge and understanding1.1. Student possesses knowledge of the fundamentals of translation studies.1.2. Students have a basic knowledge of methods, theories and concepts in translation studies.1.3. Students have a general perspective of translation history in an Icelandic and international context.1.4. Students have a rudimentary knowledge of discourse analysis and translation technology. 2. Practical skills2.1. Students have acquired independent working methods and mastered scholarly presentation skills in both written language and oral expression. 2.2. Students are able to work independently and in an organised manner on specific subjects within the field of translation studies.2.3. Students are able to make use of guidance and comments in order to enhance analysis in translation studies.2.4. Students are able to set objectives, prepare a project schedule and follow it when writing a scholarly paper. 3. Theoretical skills3.1. Students know the fundamentals of critical research and are able to draw on sources in their own analysis.3.2. Students understand scholarly texts and are able to use them in their work. 3.3. Students are able to use basic concepts of translation studies in analysis and essay-writing.3.4. Students have acquired the skills to examine texts from the perspective of translation studies.3.5. Students have had practice in the translation of literary and technical texts, annotated with explanations and analysis of the source text and transl ...

    Provider NameHI

    Category: Learning Opportunities Location: Iceland

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