M.A. Language and Linguistics, Greek/Modern Greek

Lund University | Lund, Sweden
Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in languages and linguistics at Master’s level. The Centre for Languages and Literature offers students access to the most modern resources for research and education. You will meet and study together with students from a number of different fields of specialisation.

Description of Language and Linguistics, Greek/Modern Greek

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The languages of instruction are English and the language corresponding to the field of your specialisation. As a Master’s student, you will have the possibility of receiving funding for a stay abroad to conduct research on your Master’s thesis through grants available from the Birgit Rausing Language Programme.

In the specialisation in Greek/Modern Greek, students follow the development of the Greek language from antiquity to modern times. The programme involves the study of texts from various epochs, of how Greek has influenced and been influenced by other Indo-European languages, and also more in-depth studies of how Greek linguistics has evolved throughout the world. The specialisation consists of courses both directly related to and outside of the core subject. Students can choose to specialise in either Greek or Modern Greek.

With a Master´s degree in Language and Linguistics, you are attractive for employers looking for a highly qualified individual with specialised knowledge in communication and language. An international MA in Language and Linguistics also provides you with the academic background you need in order to apply for doctoral studies in languages and linguistics.

Detailed Course Facts

Application deadline January 15
Tuition fee
  • Free (EEA)

Non EU/EEA: 100,000 SEK per year

Start date September  2015
Credits (ECTS) 120 ECTS
Duration full-time 24 months
Languages
  • English
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Delivery mode On Campus
Educational variant Full-time

Course Content

There are several different types of courses:

  • Compulsory courses for all specialisations include the introductory course The Philosophy of Science for Linguists, Methods in General Linguistics (third semester) and the concluding Master's thesis.
  • There are also compulsory courses specific to each specialisation – for the Master of Arts (two years) constituting 30 credits. Compulsory courses are offered at least once during the programme.

Requirements for Language and Linguistics, Greek/Modern Greek

Admission requirements

A Bachelor s degree with a major in the Greek or Modern Greek (corresponding to a Swedish major with 90 credits in the subject) and a completed independent paper/essay within this subject. English 6/English Course B.

Selection criteria

Based on Bachelor's degree essay, grades of relevant courses and interviews.

Work Experience for Language and Linguistics, Greek/Modern Greek

No work experience is required.

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