Master’s Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Language Education
The programme aims at extending and deepening your knowledge in Language Education. It also strengthens your grasp of research methodology, research ethics and your ability to carry out scientific reasoning.
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.
Checklist for admitted students
Activate your university account
The first step in being able to register and gain access to all the university's IT services.
Register at your department
Registration can be done in different ways. Read the instructions from your department below.
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Here you will find what you need to know before your course or programme starts.
Your seat may be withdrawn if you do not register according to the instructions provided by your department.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.
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.
You will find contact details and more information on our website ling.su.se/english
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.
Find your way on campus
Stockholm University's main campus is in the Frescati area, north of the city centre. While most of our departments and offices are located here, there are also campus areas in other parts of the city.
For new international students
The Master’s Programme will deepen your knowledge in Linguistics and Language Education. You choose the area and courses for your linguistic specialisation, connected to the Department’s actual, ongoing research. The programme ends with a 30-credit degree project where you, with the assistance of a supervisor, design and conduct a scientific investigation addressing an issue in the field of Language Education. Providing advanced knowledge and skills in the language sciences, the programme may serve as preparation for PhD studies, or for a professional career in connection with language.
Note! Due to the Corona pandemic, many of our courses will be given online this autumn. You will find more information in the Welcome letter from your home department.
Language in Use, 7.5 ECTS credits
Scientific Methods and Research Ethics, 7.5 ECTS credits
Language Education - Theory, Method, Application, 7.5 ECTS credits
Literacy in a Second Language Perspective, 7.5 ECTS credits
Elective courses amounting to 30 ECTS credits
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.
Language Education – Master’s (120 credits) Thesis, 30 ECTS credits
Pernilla Rosell Steuer, Director of Studies
08-12 07 67 28