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

  • 120 credits

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

The Master’s programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Latin provides an in-depth two-year course of study that aims to deepen and develop the knowledge in the Latin linguistic area, as well as strengthening the student’s interdisciplinary academic knowledge, including ethics, and research methods.
The degree project consists of a thesis that addresses an issue in the field of Latin linguistics. The topic of the thesis is chosen in consultation with a supervisor. The programme, which provides detailed knowledge and skills, may serve as preparation for Third Level studies (PhD level) in Latin linguistics, or for a professional career in connection with language.

  • Programme overview

    The programme consists of mandatory faculty courses for all specialisations, mandatory courses in Latin and elective courses from a range of courses offered by the faculty.

    Year 1

    Semester 1

    Language in Use, 7.5 ECTS credits (main field: Linguistics)
    Scientific Methods and Research Ethics, 7.5 ECTS credits (main field: Philosophy)
    Philological methods, 7.5 ECTS credits (main field: Classical Languages)
    Vulgar Latin, 7.5 ECTS credits (main field: Classical Languages with a specialisation in Latin)

    Semester 2

    Classical and Post-Classical Literature, 7.5 ECTS credits (main field: Classical Languages)
    Elective courses amounting to 22.5 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 (main field: English), may be taken either as a skill course or an elective course.

    Semester 4

    Latin - Thesis for Master’s Degree, 30 ECTS credits (main field: Classical Languages with a specialisation in Latin)

  • Contact

    Coordinator

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

    Department of Romance Studies and Classics