Master Major in English (90 ECTS): Module Groups

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Module Groups

In the Master major program in English Literature and/or Linguistics (90 ECTS), there are nine different module groups.

At the end of each semester, students will receive a semester transcript with all the modules that they have completed so far. On the transcript, the modules will be listed under the module group to which they belong.

The modules belonging to each of the groups are listed below.

Methods and Theories

English Literature

Modules offered by the English Department:

06SM440-s06

Colloquium in English Literature

3 ECTS

06SM440-s07

Elective Lectures in English Literature

3 ECTS

06SM440-750

Independent Reading: Critical Debates*

3 ECTS

06SM440-s08

Project-Based Colloquium in English Literature

6 ECTS

* This module is offered each semester. (The other modules may not always be available.)

Modules offered by other departments:

06SM360-801

Kulturanalyse Jetzt!

3 ECTS

06SM500-502

Ringvorlesung Literaturtheorie

3 ECTS

06SM500-503

Ringvorlesung Literatur und Wissen

3 ECTS

Research-Oriented Specialization: English Literature

06SM440-s10

Research Seminar in English Literature*

9 ECTS

* Module codes and titles change each semester.

English Linguistics

Modules offered by the English Department:

06SM440-s03

Elective Lecture Linguistics*

3 ECTS

* Module codes and titles vary.

Modules offered by other departments:

06SM521-519

 Fundamentals of Speech Sciences and Signal Processing

6 ECTS

06SM521-523

Phonologie/Phonology

6 ECTS

06SM521-524

Speech Perception

6 ECTS

06SM521-525

The Sounds of the World’s Languages

6 ECTS

Research-Oriented Specialization: English Linguistics

Modules offered by the English Department:

06SM440-s03

Resarch Seminar in English Linguistics*

9 ECTS

06SM440-s15

Projects in English Linguistics*

15 ECTS

* Module codes and titles change each semester.

Modules offered by other departments:

06SM521-526

Experiments with Speech (6 ECTS) + Supplement (3 ECTS)

9 ECTS

06SM521-527

Voice Analysis (6 ECTS) + Supplement (3 ECTS)

9 ECTS

Other Curricular Modules

Modules offered by the English Department:

06SM440-855

Documented Independent Project*

3 ECTS

06SM440-s17

Excursion

3 ECTS

06SM440-s18

Pilot Projects

3 ECTS

06SM440-s19

Project Presentations: Master Thesis Colloquium

3 ECTS

06SM440-850

Stay Abroad: Research-Based Report*

3 ECTS

* This module is offered each semester. (The other modules may not always be available.)

Modules offered by the other departments:

06SM324-503

Lateinische Sprache im Mittelalter

3 ECTS

06SM440-

Paläographie I: Die latein. Schrift bis zur Karolingerzeit

3 ECTS

06SM440-

Paläographie II: Die latein. Schrift (Karolingerzeit bis Humanismus)

3 ECTS

Master Thesis

06SM440-MA Masterarbeit 30 ECTS