Copy-editing and Typography
2009-2010 - IMT3950002 - 5 ECTS

Expected learning outcomes

The students shall acquire a basic knowledge about copy-editing and house styles - with an emphasis on bibliographical references and the design of scholarly publications.


- Copy-editing
- Bibliographical reference systems
- Typographic design of scholarly publications

Teaching Methods

Project work

Teaching Methods (additional text)

Group assignment with formative-iterative assessment.

Form(s) of Assessment

Portfolio Assessment

Form(s) of Assessment (additional text)

Summative assessment at the end of the semester: Passed / failed. The project(s) may then be included in a portfolio for final summative graded assessment (with internal and external examiners) at the end of the third and final year (grades A-F).

Grading Scale


Coursework Requirements


Teaching Materials

- Blomberg, Wenche (2007). Litteraturguiden: Vade mecum. Oslo: Transit
- Butcher, Judith m.fl. (2006). Butcher's copy-editing: The Cambridge handbook for editors, copy-editors and proofreaders. Fourth edition. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press
- Vinje, Finn Erik (1998). Skriveregler (7th ed. or newer; "bokmål" or "nynorsk"). Oslo: Aschehoug