Centre for Languages and Literature

The Joint Faculties of Humanities and Theology | Lund University

Master of Arts in Language and Linguistics

Elective courses

You can choose from among all of the second-cycle courses within the MA programme, in consultation with the coordinator, within or outside your own specialisation. All these courses have separate admission requirements which you must fulfil. You will find the admission requirements in the syllabi. Please consult the study advisor if you have any questions.

Please refer to the pages for each subject for all courses (under Master level courses). There you will find information on which courses are given.

If you would like to take a course at the bachelor level or at an other department, you need to apply and get admitted through (the Swedish site). Apply at latest October15/April15.

Note that you are allowed to include no more than 30 credits from the bachelor level in your master degree (15 credits for a one year master).

Courses open for all students autumn term 2017

First half of the semester

English: Lexical Semantics, 7.5 ects (ENGM16) (waitinglist, the course is full at the moment)

Linguistics: Grammatical Patterns in Human Language, 7.5 ects (LINN23)

Linguistics: The Origins of Language, 7.5 ects (LINN25)

In Swedish

Svenska: Grammatik i teori och praktik, 7.5 ECTS (SVEM43)

Second half of the semester 

General Linguistics: Analysing Language Behaviour, 7.5 ects (ALSM11)

Cognitive semiotics: Meaning, Mind and Communication, 7.5 ects (SEMN02)

Rhetoric: Rhetoric and Knowledge, 7.5 ECTS (RETN04)

Language and Linguistics: Discourse Analysis, 7.5 ects (SVEM39)

Courses open for all students spring term 2018

First half of the semester

In Swedish:

Second half of the semester


For a quick overview of teaching times, and to avoid courses clashing, generate your own timetable: