The study program is characterized by considering a variety of aspects of Sociolinguistics itself and the interdisciplinary involvement of other fields that are relevant for understanding language use in a social context.
Details of program
Special qualification subjects include the following:
The master's degree program in Sociolinguistics can be completed as a single-subject (mono) master with 120 ECTS credits, or as a major (90 ECTS credits) and a minor (30 ECTS credits).
Any minor taught in a sufficient scope at the University of Bern can be chosen as a major. However, students are not permitted to have a major and minor in the same branch of study.
Always verify the dates on the programme website.
Individual academic requirements
The following academic qualifications are required for admission to the master’s degree program in Sociolinguistics (mono or major):a)
Bachelor's degree from a Swiss university in one of the following branches of studies: *
Please consult the admission requirements for the minor as presented in the plan of studies.
The bachelor's degree may not be more than ten years old. Exceptions are possible where justified.
Application and admission
Applicants with Swiss qualifications and applicants with international qualifications are subject to different admission requirements.www.unibe.ch/studies/degree_programs/masters/application/index_eng.html
For questions regarding application and admission, please contact the Admissions Office (ZIB).
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