Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in languages and linguistics at Master’s level. At the Centre for Languages and Literature, you will have access to the most modern resources for research and education.

You will study together with students from a number of different fields of specialisation, such as Arabic/Semitic Languages, English, Greek, Modern Greek, Latin, Italian, Romanian, Swedish/Scandinavian Languages, Chinese, Japanese, Phonetics and General Linguistics.

All Master's students partake in the obligatory courses common to all specialisations while simultaneously deepening their knowledge in their specialisations’ own courses. The programme thus combines a broad and sound base in advanced linguistics with an expertise in your own specialisation.

Programme modules/courses

The Master of Arts (120 credits) programme consists of the following:

  1. Compulsory courses common to all specialisations (15): Philosophy of Science for Linguists (7.5), Fundamental Linguistic Methods (7.5)
  2. Compulsory courses for each specialisation (30) and a Master's degree thesis (30)
  3. Elective courses (45), to be selected from a list available from the programme coordinator

Find information about the courses on the programme at www.sol.lu.se/en/program/haspv/

Career prospects

With a Master’s degree in Language and Linguistics, you will not only be well-prepared for further academic studies (PhD studies), but you will also be attractive for employers looking for a highly qualified individual with specialised knowledge in communication and language.

Read more about this programme on www.lunduniversity.lu.se/programmes and find the specialisation of your choice

Why Lund University?

Lund University was founded in 1666 and is one of northern Europe’s oldest, broadest and finest universities. The University ranks among the world's top 100 universities in the QS World University Rankings 2019 and is the #1 choice for international students coming to Sweden – one of the world's most innovative, sustainable and democratic countries.

If you would like to start building your international network in a global classroom setting, Lund University is a great option. Experience a different way of learning in a country ranked as one of the best in the world at providing higher education. Group work and informal teacher-student relationships facilitate in-depth learning.

The University is located in Lund, a charming and compact university city in southern Sweden, only 35 minutes away from Copenhagen Airport in Denmark. The city is famous for its vibrant student life and is also home to many world-leading research facilities and international companies.

Learn more about Lund University at www.lunduniversity.lu.se

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