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Master’s Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Italian

  • 120 credits

The programme aims at extending and deepening your knowledge in Italian. It also strengthens your grasp of research methodology, research ethics and your ability to carry out scientific reasoning.

Information for admitted students Autumn 2020

Congratulations! You have been admitted at Stockholm University and we hope that you will enjoy your studies with us.

In order to ensure that your studies begin as smoothly as possible we have compiled a short checklist for the beginning of the semester.

Follow the instructions on wether you have to reply to your offer or not.
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Checklist for admitted students

  1. Activate your university account

    The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.

  2. Register at your department

    Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.

  3. Read all the information on this page

    Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.

IMPORTANT

Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.

Information from the department - programmes

Welcome to the Master's Programme in Language Science! In the end of July, we will send you a welcome letter with more information about the semester start.

Registration

All students at Stockholm University must register prior to every semester. For students admitted to the Master's Programme in Language Science, registration will be available in conjunction to the information meeting, August 28th.
Note! If you are conditionally accepted to the programme, we need to see the required documents in order to verify your eligibility.

Education online Autumn 2020

Due to the corona situation the first two obligatory courses, Language in Use and Scientific Methods and Research Ethics, offered during the first period of the autumn semester 2020, will be conducted online. 

Contact

You will find contact details and more information on our website ling.su.se/english

Welcome activities

Stockholm University organises a series of welcome activities that stretch over a few weeks at the beginning of each semester. The programme is voluntary (attendance is optional) and includes Arrival Service at the airport and an Orientation Day, see more details about these events below.
Your department may also organise activities for welcoming international students. More information will be provided by your specific department. 

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Foto: Viktor Gårdsäter
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In the Master’s Programme in Linguistics with a specialisation in Italian you will deepen your knowledge of linguistics and your skills in the Italian language. You will choose the area and courses for your linguistic specialisation, connected to the Department’s actual, ongoing research: second/third language acquisition, lexicography or linguistic history. In addition, you will take the faculty-wide courses which are obligatory in the Linguistics programme. You will also train your academic language skills in Italian in both speech and in writing. A central module is represented by an independent research project within the area of your specialization, in the form of one or two essays.

  • Programme overview

    Year 1

    Semester 1

    Language in Use, 7.5 ECTS credits
    Scientific Methods and Research Ethics, 7.5 ECTS credits
    Romance Languages’ Development from Latin, 7.5 ECTS credits 
    Italian Linguistics, 7.5 ECTS credits

    Semester 2

    Language Contact, Multilingualism and Minorities in the Romance-Speaking World, 7.5 ECTS credits
    Second Language Acquisition: Romance Languages, 7.5 ECTS credits
    Elective courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits

    Year 2

    Semester 3

    Skill training courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits
    Elective courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits
    The course English for Academic Research, 7.5 credits may be taken either as a skill
    course or an elective course.

    Semester 4

    Independent project for the Degree of Master in Language Sciences with a specialisation in Italian, 30 ECTS credits 

  • Contact

    Coordinator

    Anna Gudmundson, Director of Studies
    anna.gudmundson@su.se
    08-674 72 67

    Department of Romance Studies and Classics