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

  • 120 credits

The programme aims at extending and deepening your knowledge in the field of the selected study route, as well as at strengthening the grasp of research methodology, research ethics and the ability to carry out scientific reasoning.

Within the Master’s Programme in Language Science, the students will deepen and expand their knowledge in the field of the selected study route. The emphasis varies between specialisations, and may focus, for example, on pragmatics, language history, language documentation or grammar. Importance is also given to
the students’ development in terms of scientific approach, independent analysis, and skills in presenting their work orally as well as in writing. These competences are trained in seminar presentations and written assignments. 

  • Programme overview

    The programme comprises four semesters of full-time study and consists of both mandatory and elective courses, of which at least 60 ECTS credits are in the main field of study/specialisation, or for those main fields with contain specialisations, 15 ECTS credits in the main field of study and 45 ECTS credits within the specialisation.

    Year 1

    Semester 1

    Language in Use, 7.5 ECTS credits
    Scientific Methods and Research Ethics, 7.5 ECTS credits
    Elective courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits

    Semester 2

    Swedish - Magister Course, 15 ECTS credits (main field: Swedish Language)
    Elective courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits

    Of the elective courses in semesters 1 and 2, two courses of each 7.5 ECTS credits must be in the main field of study. The topic of the second course is to be a progression of that of the first course. The courses are selected from those offered by the main field department in consultation with the programme coordinator.

    Year 2

    Semester 3

    A skill training course of 7.5 ECTS credits
    English for Academic Research, 7.5 ECTS credits 
    Elective courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits

    The courses are selected from those offered by the main field department in consultation with the programme coordinator.

    Semester 4

    Swedish - Master Course, 30 ECTS credits

     

  • Contact

    Student affairs office, Departement of Linguistics
    Södra huset, C 378
    Visiting hours for students
    Tuesdays 9.00-10.00
    Wednesdays 13.00-15.00
    Thursdays 9.00-11.00 and 13.00-16.00

    exp@ling.su.se
    +46 8 16 23 47

    Director of Studies, Second and Third Level
    Sofia Gustafsson-Capková
    Office: C254
    Phone: +46 8 16 34 88
    E-mail: ma@ling.su.se 

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