About this education
The Master’s Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in German is a comprehensive two-year programme in German linguistics.
The programme aims to deepen and develop the knowledge within the student’s specialisation and strengthen the student’s interdisciplinary academic knowledge, including ethics and research methods. In addition to training the German language on a deeper level, you will gain insight into current research of different kinds of German linguistics. Theories and methods that are applicable in the fields of research are presented and you apply these theories and methods for analyzing information of different kinds. The program also includes discussion and evaluation of the use of analysis tools and their application to linguistic material in German. The degree project (thesis) consists of a scientific paper in German linguistics. The language of instuction for the corses within the main field of study is German.
The programme thus consists of mandatory courses within the main field of study, mandatory courses for all specialisations, as well as elective courses from a range of courses offered by the faculty. For the last two categories the language of instruction is either English or Swedish.