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English, Metaphor and Metonymy: A Cognitive Semantics Perspective

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2021

About the course

The course addresses two key processes and concepts in cognitive semantics: metaphor and metonymy. The nature and the theoretical understanding of these processes are studied in detail and the notion of embodiment is given special attention. On the basis of this theoretical foundation, a series of semantic and other linguistic phenomena are carefully analyzed. The kind of linguistic phenomena addressed include embodiment, lexical meaning, semantic change and discourse.

Teaching Language: English.

Application and eligibility

English, Metaphor and Metonymy: A Cognitive Semantics Perspective, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2021 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

2 November 2021

Ends

16 January 2022

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Required Knowledge

Knowledge of English equivalent of English 6/English Course B from Swedish upper secondary school. Univ: At least 90 ECTS including 75 ECTS with academic progression (corresponding to level 61-90 hp in the Swedish academic system) in English, or equivalent knowledge.

Selection

Academic credits

Application code

UMU-14100

Application

Application deadline was 15 April 2021. Please note: This second application round is intended only for EU/EEA/Swiss citizens. Submit a late application at Universityadmissions.se.

Application and tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

Application fee

SEK 900

Tuition fee, first instalment

SEK 11,625

Total fee

SEK 11,625

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