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|Subject level||Undergraduate Level 3|
|Fees||Subject EFTSL, Level, Discipline & Census Date|
This subject is an introduction to descriptive and theoretical approaches to the analysis of sound systems across languages. and different approaches to phonology, training in formal phonological analysis, and the development of phonological theory until the present.
Intended learning outcomes
On successful completion of this subject, students should:
- be able to confidently deploy discipline specific research and analysis in Phonology using primary and secondary sources and empirical data with a strong sense of research ethics and intellectual integrity;
- be able to draw on and critically evaluate theoretical approaches to Phonology;
- position themselves within theoretical debates in Phonology;
- proficiently employ learning and research technologies as well as field-specific technologies;
- have attained advanced abilities in written and verbal argumentation in Phonology;
- have consolidated their understanding of social and cultural diversity in the university and wider community.
At the completion of this subject, students should:
- have developed skills in critical thinking and analysis;
- have developed skills in communicating knowledge intelligibly and economically;
- have developed skills in observation and attention to detail;
- have developed skills in thinking in theoretical terms.
Eligibility and requirements
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Core participation requirements
The University of Melbourne is committed to providing students with reasonable adjustments to assessment and participation under the Disability Standards for Education (2005), and the Assessment and Results Policy (MPF1326). Students are expected to meet the core participation requirements for their course. These can be viewed under Entry and Participation Requirements for the course outlines in the Handbook.
Further details on how to seek academic adjustments can be found on the Student Equity and Disability Support website: http://services.unimelb.edu.au/student-equity/home
- Problem set assignment 1 due throughout the semester [25%]
- Problem set assignment 2 due throughout the semester [25%]
- Exam during the examination period [50%]
Hurdle Requirement: Students must attend a minimum of 75% of tutorials in order to pass this subject. All pieces of written work must be submitted to pass this subject.
Note: Assessment submitted late without an approved extension will be penalised at 10% per working day. In-class tasks missed without approval will not be marked.
Dates & times
Not available in 2019
Time commitment details
Introductory Phonology (Hayes, Bruce) Wiley-Blackwell.
- Related Handbook entries
This subject contributes to the following:
Type Name Major Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Informal specialisation Graduate Diploma in Arts - Linguistics and Applied Linguistics Minor English Language Studies Breadth track Linguistics: Language Structure and Analysis
- Breadth options
- Available through the Community Access Program
About the Community Access Program (CAP)
This subject is available through the Community Access Program (also called Single Subject Studies) which allows you to enrol in single subjects offered by the University of Melbourne, without the commitment required to complete a whole degree.
Entry requirements including prerequisites may apply. Please refer to the CAP applications page for further information.
- Available to Study Abroad and/or Study Exchange Students
This subject is available to students studying at the University from eligible overseas institutions on exchange and study abroad. Students are required to satisfy any listed requirements, such as pre- and co-requisites, for enrolment in the subject.