Master’s Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Latin
120 credits cr.
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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.
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.
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)
Classical and Post-Classical Literature, 7.5 ECTS credits (main field: Classical Languages)
Elective courses amounting to 22.5 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 (main field: English), may be taken either as a skill course or an elective course.
Latin - Thesis for Master’s Degree, 30 ECTS credits (main field: Classical Languages with a specialisation in Latin)
Anna Gudmundson, Director of Studies
08-674 72 67
The Master's Programme in Language Science is administrated from the Department of Linguistics in collaboration with the language departments at Stockholm Univiersity. Each specialisation has its own coordinator.