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Language Education - Theory, Method, Application

This is a course for you who want to improve your knowledge of language education. The course is given every autumn as a freestanding course and as part of the Master's Programme in Language Science.

The course addresses theoretical and methodological perspectives in language education research. Results and pedagogical implications of empirical studies in language education are discussed and problematized. The focus is on learning and teaching foreign languages, as well as on language teacher and language learning cognitions about these issues.

The course is a freestanding course and is also offered as part of this Master's Programme:

Master's Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Language Education

  • Course structure

    This is a part-time course given at distance. Attendance at the teaching sessions is mandatory.

    Once the course is in progress, the web-based learning platform Athena will be used for communication, learning activities and course assignments:


    Teaching format

    Instruction is given in the form of lectures and seminars. The course also involves individual work and work in small groups.


    Examination for this course consists of oral seminar assignments and written assignments.

    Grading criteria US530F - valid from Spring 2020 (412 Kb)


    Autumn 2020: Camilla Bardel

  • Contact


    Camilla Bardel,

    Student Affairs Office

    Jorunn Nilsson,

    Student Counsellor

    Shona McLean,