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Advanced Topics in Phonetics & Phonology - LAN00013H

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  • Department: Language and Linguistic Science
  • Module co-ordinator: Dr. Elisa Passoni
  • Credit value: 20 credits
  • Credit level: H
  • Academic year of delivery: 2021-22

Related modules

Co-requisite modules

  • None

Prohibited combinations

  • None

Module will run

Occurrence Teaching period
A Spring Term 2021-22 to Summer Term 2021-22

Module aims

This course aims to support and foster advanced independent innovative research in phonetics and/or phonology (including laboratory phonology), and to provide you with professional-level research and presentation skills. The particular model of phonetic or phonological theory explored will vary from year to year.

Module learning outcomes

By the end of this module, you will be able to:

  • Identify and frame a research question in the context of relevant literature
  • Analyse data within a current model of phonetic and/or phonological theory
  • Present data as evidence in support of a theoretical argument
  • Manage workload on an independent research project

Indicative assessment

Task Length % of module mark
Research Paper
N/A 100

Special assessment rules


Indicative reassessment

Task Length % of module mark
Research Paper
N/A 100

Module feedback

Feedback on formative work

Comments will be provided on the formative work.

Summative assessment and feedback

Written feedback available at the end of the summer term.

Indicative reading


The information on this page is indicative of the module that is currently on offer. The University constantly explores ways to enhance and improve its degree programmes and therefore reserves the right to make variations to the content and method of delivery of modules, and to discontinue modules, if such action is reasonably considered to be necessary. In some instances it may be appropriate for the University to notify and consult with affected students about module changes in accordance with the University's policy on the Approval of Modifications to Existing Taught Programmes of Study.