Denmark, Aarhus

Forensic Phonetics

when 1 August 2016 - 12 August 2016
language English
duration 2 weeks
credits 10 ECTS
fee EUR 552

The field of forensic phonetics deals with using our knowledge of phonetics in order to help solve crimes. This is relevant in real life cases, e.g. when an audio recording but no other information about the crime exists.

This course will provide an introduction to different areas within the field of forensic phonetics, such as speaker comparison, sociophonetics, accent analysis, auditory and acoustic analysis, earwitness identification, transcriptions of questioned content and more.

Students will gain an understanding of the field of forensic speech science. Furthermore, the participants will gain an understanding of the methods involved in dealing with analysis of spoken language, which will be applicable in other areas of language analysis.

Course leader

Mette Hjortshøj Sørensen

Target group

Humanities students

Course aim

Bachelor's level

Fee info

EUR 552: Danish and EU/EØS (tomplads): 552 EUR
EUR 1550: NON-EU-EØS students (free-mover): 1550 EUR

Scholarships

None

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