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Linguistics and the Eurovision Song Contest

  • Number of credits 7.5 credits
  • Level Bachelor's level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Summer Term 2024

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Here you will find everything you need to know before the course starts.

About the course

With over 150 million viewers worldwide, the Eurovision Song Contest is considered the biggest music competition in the world. Songs are performed in national languages, minority languages, made up languages or a mix of all. Questions of identity, politics, nationality, and gender are also constantly present. The course provides a linguistic perspective on the Eurovision Song Contest by introducing European language policy, discourse analysis, multilingualism, and metaphor.

Application and eligibility

Linguistics and the Eurovision Song Contest, 7.5 credits

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Summer Term 2024 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen

Starts

3 June 2024

Ends

25 August 2024

Study location

Varied

Language

English

Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of other meetings

None

Outline for distance course

The medium of instruction is English. All communication is via the course learning platform. A number of scheduled seminars are held online.  
Access to a computer with broadband internet connection is required for participating in and completing the course tasks. For information on technical requirements, see “Technical Requirements for Online Courses” https://www.umu.se/student/sprakstudier/dokument

 

Required Knowledge

General entry requirements Entry requirements

Selection

Results-National university aptitude test-Academic credits

Application code

UMU-91419

Application

Application deadline was 15 March 2024. The application period is closed.

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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Course is given by
Department of language studies