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

The programme aims at extending and deepening your knowledge in German. It also strengthens your grasp of research methodology, research ethics and your ability to carry out scientific reasoning.

Studenter vid Mariatorget i Stockholm. Foto: Niklas Björling
Foto: Niklas Björling

The Master's Programme in Language Science is offered by the Department of Linguistics in cooperation with the language departments at Stockholm University. 

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The 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 courses within the main field of study is German.