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Module GS-CVT-SoSc-E10-M-7

Syntax (M, 4.0 LP)

Module Identification

Module Number Module Name CP (Effort)
GS-CVT-SoSc-E10-M-7 Syntax 4.0 CP (120 h)


CP, Effort 4.0 CP = 120 h
Position of the semester 1 Sem. in SuSe
Level [7] Master (Advanced)
Language [EN] English
Module Manager
Area of study [SO-CSP] Cognitive Science and Psychology
Livecycle-State [NORM] Active


Type/SWS Course Number Title Choice in
Presence-Time /
SL SL is
required for exa.
PL CP Sem.
2S SO-12-1600-K-7
P 28 h 92 h - - PL1 4.0 irreg. SuSe
  • About [SO-12-1600-K-7]: Title: "Syntax"; Presence-Time: 28 h; Self-Study: 92 h
  • About [SO-12-1600-K-7]:
    For CVT students 4 CPs can be obtained due to the higher need for self-study

Examination achievement PL1

  • Form of examination: written or oral examination
  • Examination number: 38252 ("Syntax")

Evaluation of grades

The grade of the module examination is also the module grade.


Structural relations between elements in a sentence:
  • syntactic properties
  • syntactic categories and how they differ from semantic categories
  • details of and constraints on 'movement' in syntax
  • extent of shared syntactic properties across all natural languages
  • theories of syntactic structure

Competencies / intended learning achievements

On successfully completing the module students will be able to,
  • present their knowledge of special topics from the field of language and (psycho)linguistics
  • apply the acquired understanding of sentence processing and language development, detect structural relations between elements in a sentence and classify syntactic properties and categories, and compare language and reading disorders
  • read and interpret scientific English literature in this field
  • summarize and compare research papers and highlight relevant information from these papers
  • debate scientific issues with peers or lecturers and thereby refer to complex concepts

Requirements for attendance of the module (informal)


Requirements for attendance of the module (formal)


References to Module / Module Number [GS-CVT-SoSc-E10-M-7]

Module-Pool Name
[GS-CVT-SoSc-2022-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Social Sciences 2022
[GS-CVT-SoSc-E-MPOOL-6] Catalog Electives Social Sciences