Doctoral Study Programme Philology (P7310) - general information [ENG]

General Information

Doctoral study of the study programme Philology, Corpus Linguistics with specializations in English and German

 

Address of the faculty:

Silesian University in Opava

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava

Institute of Foreign Languages

Masarykova 37

746 01 Opava

Email: petra.travnickova (at) fpf.slu.cz

Tel.: +420 553 684 461

Fax.: +420 553 684 463

 

Contact address for applications:

Silesian university in Opava

Faculty of Philosophy and Science in Opava

Department of science and foreign relations

Bc. Eva Jakubcova

Bezrucovo nam. 13

Opava

CZ - 746 01

Email: eva.jakubcova (at) fpf.slu.cz

Tel: +420 553 684 252

 

Course description:

Corpus linguistics ranks among most effective methods for language data processing and interpretation. A successful graduate will be provided with competencies comprising philosophy of the language, corpus building methodology, interpretation of data acquired and creative applications in the following fields:

  • Natural language processing
  • Structure analysis of the language (lexicon, grammar, phonology, pragmatics)
  • Lexicography and translatology
  • Corpus based teaching material.

The programme is carried out in collaboration with Julius –Maxmilians-Universität Wuerzburg (Germany).

 

Profile of the graduate:

The graduates can seek positions of research or teaching staff in the institutions of higher education,  in RD departments, in companies implementing and utilizing modern language technologies. Due to close co-operation with Julius –Maxmilians-Universität Wuerzburg (Germany) graduates will be competent in English and German.

 

Curriculum

Corpus linguitics

 

Basic modules 1

Theoretical courses

Basic modules 2

Corpus and computational linguistics

Apllied modules

Corpus linguistics

History of linguistics (A)

Natural language processing  (NLP) (A)

Linguistic interpretation of language data (A)

Philosophy (A)

 

Corpus architecture and text encoding (A)

Linguistics of the language structure (B)

Foreign language (A)

Programming tools (B)

Corpus data in lexicology and lexicography (B)


Databanks and  Datamining (B)

Language varieties: Spoken language (B)


Statistics in linguistics (B)

Processing of historical corpora (B)

Requirements:

All credits „A“

Two „B“ credits in applied modules


Time schedule

Basic modules 1:       Theoretical courses (credits A)

 

Course

Requirement

Responsible faculty member

History of linguistics

Exam

Prof. PhDr. Aleš Svoboda, DrSc.

Philosophy of language

Exam

Doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Novotný, CSc.

Foreign language[1]

Exam

IFL FPF SU

[1] According to language in focus

 

Basic modules  2: Corpus and computational linguistics (credits A)

Compulsory courses

 

Course

Requirement

Responsible faculty member

Natural language processing

Exam

RNDr. Petr Strossa, CSc.

Corpus architecture and text encoding

Exam

Prof. Dr. Werner Wegstein

 

II. Basic modules  2: Corpus and computational linguistics (credits  B)

Optional courses

 

Course

Requirement

Responsible faculty member

Programming tools

Exam

Doc. Ing. Petr Sosík, Dr.

Statistics in linguistics

Exam

Prof. Ing. Dušan Marček, CSc.

Datamining

Exam

Prof. Ing. Dušan Marček, CSc.

 

 

III. Applied modules: Corpus linguistics (credits A)

Compulsory course

 

Course

Requirement

Responsible faculty member

Linguistic interpretation of language data

Exam

Prof. Dr. Norbert Richard Wolf

III. Applied modules: Corpus linguistics (credits B)

Optional courses

Course

Requirement

Responsible board member

Linguistics of language system (B)

Exam

Prof. Dr. Norbert Richard Wolf

Prof. PhDr. Jarmila Tárnyiková, CSc.

Corpus data in lexicology and lexicography (B)

Exam

Priv.-Doz. PhDr. Iva Kratochvílová, Ph.D.

Doc. PhDr. Pavel Kolář, CSc.

Language varieties - Spoken language (B)

Exam

Prof. Dr. Johannes Schwitalla

Doc. PhDr. Pavel Kolář, CSc.

Processing of historical corpora (B)

Exam

Priv.-Doz. Doc. PhDr. Lenka Vaňková, Dr.

 

Students will have their own  advisor  with whom an individual study programme will be elaborated. They have to complete all the compulsory courses (credits A)  and at least two optional courses from the application module (credits B).

The doctoral programme is completed by the state PhD examination and defence of the dissertation.

 

Board of study:

Prof. Dr. Norbert Richard Wolf

Doc. PhDr. Pavel Kolář, CSc.

Priv.-Doz. PhDr. Iva Kratochvílová, Ph.D.

Doc. PhDr. Zdeněk Novotný, CSc.

Doc. Ing. Petr Sosík, Dr.

Prof. PhDr. Jarmila Tárnyiková, CSc.

Priv.-Doz. PhDr. Lenka Vaňková, Dr.

Prof. Dr. Werner Wegstein