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Principles of Phonetic Science (PLIN0065)

Key information

Faculty
Faculty of Brain Sciences
Teaching department
Division of Psychology and Language Sciences
Credit value
15
Restrictions
This module presupposes introductory level modules in phonetics.

Alternative credit options

This module is offered in several versions which have different credit weightings (e.g. either 15 or 30 credits). Please see the links below for the alternative versions. To choose the right one for your programme of study, check your programme handbook or with your department.

  1. Intermediate Phonology (PLIN0066)

Description

This module discusses fundamental theoretical and empirical questions arising from the scientific study of spoken linguistic communication. It provides participants with hands-on experience of analysing phonetic data. It introduces modern experimental techniques in the study of Phonetics and modern applications of Phonetic science.

The syllabus covers essential topics in Phonetics, including: the domain of Phonetics, principles of Phonetic analysis, speech acoustics, quantitative assessment of phonation and pitch, acoustic characterisation of vowels and consonants, sound sequences and suprasegmentals, paralinguistic phenomena, and speaker characterisation.

Module deliveries for 2020/21 academic year

Intended teaching term: Term 1     Postgraduate (FHEQ Level 7)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Face-to-face
Methods of assessment
100% Coursework
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
4
Module leader
Professor Mark Huckvale
Who to contact for more information
pals.lingteachingoffice@ucl.ac.uk

Intended teaching term: Term 1     Undergraduate (FHEQ Level 5)

Teaching and assessment

Mode of study
Face-to-face
Methods of assessment
50% Coursework 1
50% Coursework 2
Mark scheme
Numeric Marks

Other information

Number of students on module in previous year
13
Module leader
Professor Mark Huckvale
Who to contact for more information
pals.lingteachingoffice@ucl.ac.uk

Last updated

This module description was last updated on 5th March 2020.