SCANDINAVIAN DEPARTMENT
M D N S



All MA courses with detailed description




term 1

BMA-SKAD16-111 The methodology of research in Scandinavian literature (t) FI
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
The course aims to provide substantial and up-to-date knowledge about the subject, fields, methods, important notions and cause analyses of literature to make students be acquired of the significant studies to their further literary studies and analyses. The most important topics are the following: Literary disciplines; different literary approaches; literature ’schools’; connections between literature and linguistics; structure of literary texts; syntactic, semantic and pragmatic aspects and analysis of literary texts; inner and outer interactions of literary texts (cultural and literary discourse; intertextuality); literary communication; matters of literary genres; types of texts and genres; positivism; literary semiotics; structural literature; hermeneutic and reception aesthetics; deconstruction. The ability of practical usage of theoretical studies are acquired and practised by students through concrete discourse analysis and discussion of literary questions during seminars.


BMA-SKAD-112 The methodology of research in Scandinavian literature (p)
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
see BMA-SKAD-111


BMA-SKAD16-113 The methodology of Scandinavian linguistics (t) FI
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
The lecture aims to provide acknowledgement of Scandinavian linguistic tradition to students to be able to use the methods of different linguistic schools (phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, pragmatics, computer linguistics) in descriptions and assimilations. This course focuses on the presentation and application of theoretical linguistic tendencies (structuralism, generative approaches, post-generative schools) in Scandinavian languages.


BMA-SKAD-114 The methodology of Scandinavian linguistics (p)
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
see BMA-SKAD-113


BMA-SKAD-115 Theory of translation KK
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-116 Publishing, book market, copyright KK
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-117 Intercultural pragmatics 1. KK
(exam, 2 lessons/week, 4 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKDD-125 Danish 1
(course mark, 6 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD-902/


BMA-SKND-125 Norwegian 1
(course mark, 6 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: BBN-SKN-902/


BMA-SKSD-125 Swedish 1
(course mark, 6 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKS-902/


BMA-SKAD17-127 The cultural history of Scandinavia (t) FI
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
The subject aims to provide profound knowledge of system, structure, institutional system and cultural politics of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish societies. Students will analyse Danish, Norwegian and Swedish arts, education, media, the role of linguistic and cultural identity in Scandinavian multicultural societies, and positions and socio-cultural characteristics of immigrants. They will also learn about types and opportunities of cultural transmission in Scandinavia and Hungary. Students will be acquainted with characteristics of common Scandinavian culture and how inhabitants of the three countries become members of a unique Scandinavian regional culture besides their national identity and culture. The seminars provide students discussion of different and up-to-date cultural questions and practical usage of the acquired knowledge in problem recognition and solving.


X The cultural history of Scandinavia (p) FI
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition:  BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
see BMA-SKAD-127


BMA-SKAD16-131 Old Norse literature (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
The subject aims to provide profound knowledge about Old Norse literature as the common and classic Scandinavian tradition.The topics of the course are the followings due to the lectures and seminars: profane literature, spread and effects of Christianity on poetry; activities of Norwegian and main Icelandic Scalds; Scaldic genres, metrics and stylistics; prosaic literature during settlements; life-work of Snorri Sturluson; beginnings of prosaic and academic literature; bishoprics and kingdoms; relevant forms of historic literature; genres of national sagas; legends and relevant genres; translation literary; relations between Chivalric literature in Europe and Icelandic epics; structural characteristics and styles of sagas; questions of Old Icelandic literaturepost-terms. Students will read, analyse and evaluate some Old Norse works and sources due to compulsory readings during seminars.


BMA-SKAD16-132 Old Norse literature (p)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: BBN-SKD-902/


BMA-SKAD16-135 Interscandinavian communication 1 FI
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: BBN-SKD/SKN/SKS-902/
The subject aims to develop students’ spoken and written language skills to use the language (main language chosen by students: Danish, Norwegian and Swedish) within regional Scandinavian communities on an advance level, and communicate with the other Scandinavian speakers with the help of basic theoretical knowledge of Interscandinavian communication.


term 2

BMA-SKAD-217 Intercultural pragmatics 2. KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-220 Culture and society KK
(exam, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-221 Scandinavian comparative literary history (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/
The subject aims to focus on those significant points of Scandinavian literature and ideologies which had central roles in a given period of Scandinavian ideological history and play an important role in the common Scandinavian culture even today. The course gives comparative approaches about these processes. Topics: the Reformation; the common Danish-Norwegian development; the Scandinavian Romantics; ideological and literary views of the ’Modern breakthrough’; the effects of Danish symbolism in Scandinavia; Swedish and Finnish modern lyricists; the common tradition of Scandinavian film; Scandinavian culture during the world wars; post-modern literature and acceptance of culture, etc.


BMA-SKAD-222 Scandinavian comparative literary history (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKAD-221


BMA-SKAD16-223 The history of Scandinavian languages (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
The lecture gives detailed knowledge about the following topics: language position after the Reformation in Scandinavia; views on language aspects of Iceland and Faroe Islands; special language position of Norway after 1814; solutions and experiments; struggles of the Reformists and Radicalists; pros and contras; bokmaal and nynorsk language forms; presentation of language reforms and their evaluations till today; language position and language politics in Denmark, Norway, Sweden and Iceland today; language development challenges of globalization today; periods of Scandinavian language history and their relations to literature. During the seminars connected to the lecture Scandinavian texts (Danish, Norwegian and Swedish) due to the different periods will be presented, read and analysed with views on more important Icelandic ones.


BMA-SKAD-224 The history of Scandinavian languages (p) FI
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKAD-223


BMA-SKDD-225 Danish 2
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD-225 Swedish 2
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKND-225 Norwegian 2
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKDD-226 Danish translation exercise 1 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKND-226 Norwegian translation exercise 1 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD-226 Swedish translation exercise 1 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKDD16-229 Danish literature 1 (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
The subject gives: profound knowledge about Danish, Norwegian and Swedish literature from the early Middle Ages (12th-17th centuries); social-historical backgrounds and important ideologies; relations to European and Scandinavian literature; development of genres; theoretical literary studies and their practical usage during text analysis.


BMA-SKDD16-230 Danish literature 1 (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKDD-229


BMA-SKND16-229 Norwegian literature 1 (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/
The subject gives: profound knowledge about Danish, Norwegian and Swedish literature from the early Middle Ages (12th-17th centuries); social-historical backgrounds and important ideologies; relations to European and Scandinavian literature; development of genres; theoretical literary studies and their practical usage during text analysis.


BMA-SKND16-230 Norwegian literature 1 (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKND-229


BMA-SKSD16-229 Swedish literature 2 (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
The subject gives: profound knowledge about Danish, Norwegian and Swedish literature from the early Middle Ages (12th-17th centuries); social-historical backgrounds and important ideologies; relations to European and Scandinavian literature; development of genres; theoretical literary studies and their practical usage during text analysis.


BMA-SKSD16-230 Swedish literature 1 (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKSD-229


BMA-SKDD-231 Danish descriptive grammar (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
The subject gives a detailed analysis of characteristics of the given Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian, or Swedish). The lecture puts the approaching opportunities of the descriptive linguistic researches into a general theoretic frame. The lecture presents the theoretic linguistic approaches of phonology and phonetics analysis, discusses the dynamic relation between orthography and voice segments, opportunities of syntactic and morphologic analysis achieved by topological linguistic methods, main fields of lexical semantics and phrasal semantics, methods of semantic and syntactic analysis of meaning relations, Scandinavian approaching methods of discourse linguistic and analysis.Students during the seminar will acquire the theoretical approaches of linguistic competences on practice and in connection with specific problems of descriptive linguistics. Students will study the specific research fields, e.g. teaching foreign languages, pragmatics, discourse analysis, stylistics, dialectology and sociolinguistics.


BMA-SKDD-232 Danish descriptive grammar (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKDD-231


BMA-SKND-231 Norwegian descriptive grammar (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/
The subject gives a detailed analysis of characteristics of the given Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian, or Swedish). The lecture puts the approaching opportunities of the descriptive linguistic researches into a general theoretic frame. The lecture presents the theoretic linguistic approaches of phonology and phonetics analysis, discusses the dynamic relation between orthography and voice segments, opportunities of syntactic and morphologic analysis achieved by topological linguistic methods, main fields of lexical semantics and phrasal semantics, methods of semantic and syntactic analysis of meaning relations, Scandinavian approaching methods of discourse linguistic and analysis.Students during the seminar will acquire the theoretical approaches of linguistic competences on practice and in connection with specific problems of descriptive linguistics. Students will study the specific research fields, e.g. teaching foreign languages, pragmatics, discourse analysis, stylistics, dialectology and sociolinguistics.


BMA-SKND-232 Norwegian descriptive grammar (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKND-231


BMA-SKSD-231 Swedish descriptive grammar (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
The subject gives a detailed analysis of characteristics of the given Scandinavian language (Danish, Norwegian, or Swedish). The lecture puts the approaching opportunities of the descriptive linguistic researches into a general theoretic frame. The lecture presents the theoretic linguistic approaches of phonology and phonetics analysis, discusses the dynamic relation between orthography and voice segments, opportunities of syntactic and morphologic analysis achieved by topological linguistic methods, main fields of lexical semantics and phrasal semantics, methods of semantic and syntactic analysis of meaning relations, Scandinavian approaching methods of discourse linguistic and analysis.Students during the seminar will acquire the theoretical approaches of linguistic competences on practice and in connection with specific problems of descriptive linguistics. Students will study the specific research fields, e.g. teaching foreign languages, pragmatics, discourse analysis, stylistics, dialectology and sociolinguistics.


BMA-SKSD-232 Swedish descriptive grammar (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 3 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKSD-231


BMA-SKAD-245 Lexicology, lexicography KK
(course mark, 3 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


term 3

BMA-SKAD17-240 Edition - from the structured text to the reader
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 5 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
The course provides practical and technical aspects of systematization, structuralism and construction in philology, sociology, culturalism and arts, which are necessary to edit a topic with professional construction to a printable version, or to prepare it to internet or multimedia publications. The course has practical aspects. Students have to prepare a publication based on their own translations, data or essays.


BMA-SKDD-325 Danish 3
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKND-325 Norwegian 3
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD-325 Swedish 3
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKDD16-331 Danish literature 2 (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
The subject provides profound knowledge of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish contemporary literature (approximately 1960-2005), social-historical background, ideologies, relations to European and Scandinavian literature, development of genres, concepts and theories of modern and post-modern literature based on studies of bachelor and master courses. The subject gives theoretical literature studies to use them in practical analysis.


BMA-SKDD16-332 Danish literature 2 (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKDD-331


BMA-SKND16-331 Norwegian literature 2 (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/
The subject provides profound knowledge of Danish, Norwegian and Swedish contemporary literature (approximately 1960-2005), social-historical background, ideologies, relations to European and Scandinavian literature, development of genres, concepts and theories of modern and post-modern literature based on studies of bachelor and master courses. The subject gives theoretical literature studies to use them in practical analysis.


BMA-SKND16-332 Norwegian literature 2 (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKND-331


BMA-SKDD-326 Danish translation exercise 2 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKND-326 Norwegian translation exercise 2 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD-326 Swedish translation exercise 2 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD16-331 Swedish literature 2 (t)
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
The course provides practical and technical aspects of systematization, structuralism and construction in philology, sociology, culturalism and arts, which are necessary to edit a topic with professional construction to a printable version, or to prepare it to internet or multimedia publications. The course has practical aspects. Students have to prepare a publication based on their own translations, data or essays.


BMA-SKSD16-332 Swedish literature 2 (p)
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/
see BMA-SKSD-331


BMA-SKAD16-334 Thesis workshop 1
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 1 credit, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-336 Optional literature course 1 (t) FI
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-337 Optional literature course 1 (p) FI
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-338 Optional descriptive grammar course 1 (t) FI
(exam, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-339 Optional descriptive grammar course 1 (p) FI
(course mark, 1 lesson/week, 2 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD17-344 Optional special course FI
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


term 4

BMA-SKDD-425 Danish 4 FI
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Danish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKND-425 Norwegian 4 FI
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Norwegian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD-425 Swedish 4 FI
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 2 credits, language: Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-434 Thesis workshop 2
(course mark, 4 lessons/week, 1 credit, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-422 Contemporary Scandinavian literature KK
(exam, 3 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Danish, Norwegian, Swedish)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKDD-426 Danish translation exercise 3 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKND-426 Norwegian translation exercise 3 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKSD-426 Swedish translation exercise 3 KK
(course mark, 2 lessons/week, 3 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/


BMA-SKAD-430 Professional practice KK
(course mark, 3 lessons/week, 4 credits, language: Hungarian)
/precondition: --/