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

  • 120 credits

The programme aims at extending and deepening your knowledge in Czech. 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 Czech provides a comprehensive two-year course of study aiming to develop and deepen your knowledge of Czech and of Linguistics. 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 Czech studies. 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. 

  • Programme overview

    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) Elective courses amounting to 15 ECTS credits

    Semester 2

    Elective courses amounting to 30 ECTS credits

    Of the elective courses in semesters 1 and 2, 22.5 ECTS credits must be specific to the main field of the chosen profile (main field: Slavic Languages). The courses are selected among those offered by the main field department in consultation with the programme coordinator. One of the profile courses may be taken in year two; if so, an elective course will take its place in year one.

    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

    Czech, Independent Research Essay 1 for a Master's Degree, 30 ECTS credits (main field: Slavic Languages)

  • Contact


    Mattias Ågren, Director of Studies
    08-16 33 27

    Department of Slavic and Baltic Studies, Finnish, Dutch and German