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Master's Programme in Language and Linguistics

– specialisation in Romanian

Programme overview

The Master of Arts programme in Language and Linguistics is intended for students with either a Swedish or international bachelor’s degree who are interested in language and linguistics. The objectives of the programme are to increase the student’s knowledge and understanding of language in its broad sense and theoretical understanding of linguistic issues. The student can choose from a number of specialisations, such as General Linguistics, English, Phonetics, Greek/Modern Greek, Latin and German.The languages of instruction are English and the language corresponding to the field of your specialisation.

Specialisation in Romanian

The specialisation in Romanian comprises courses in Romanian language, literature and creative writing. Master's students of Romanian also have the possibility of broadening their linguistic knowledge by taking elective courses pertaining to other linguistic fields offered by other departments of the Centre for Languages and Literature in Lund. It is desirable that the subject of the Master's thesis is defined at an early stage to enable students to select courses that will facilitate their work with the thesis.

Career prospects

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.

Information

Programme code: HASPV
Specialisation code: RUMÄ
Title: Master's Programme in Language and Linguistics, Romanian
Swedish title: Masterprogram i språk och språkvetenskap, Rumänska

Starting semester: autumn 2019
Type of studies: full time, day
Study period: 2019-09-02 – 2021-06-06
Language of instruction: English
Requirements: A Bachelor s degree with a major in Romanian (corresponding to a Swedish major with 120 credits in the subject) and a completed independent paper/essay within this subject. English 6/English Course B.
Selection: based on Bachelor's degree essay, grades of relevant courses and interviews.

Master two yearSemesters
Compulsory courses common to all specialisations. A total of 45 ECTS.
Language and Linguistics: Philosophy of Science for Linguists, 7.5 ECTS (SPVM05)autumn 2019
Language and Linguistics: Methods in Linguistics, 7.5 ECTS (SPVM06)spring 2019
Language and Linguistics: Degree Project - Master's (Two Years) Thesis, 30 ECTS (SPVR01)spring 2019
Compulsory courses for this specialisation. A total of 30 ECTS.
Romanian: Written Proficiency in Romanian, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM11)
Romanian: Linguistic Variation in the Romanian Language, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM12)
Romanian: The Synchrony and Diachrony of the Romanian Language, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM13)
Romanian: Romanian Literature, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM14)
Elective courses on the programme. A total of 15 ECTS.
Students select compulsory elective courses in consultation with the programme coordinator.
Information about elective courses
Optional courses. A total of 30 ECTS.
Students may select a First or Second cycle course within or outside the chosen area of specialisation and within or outside their own faculty or university. In order to ensure that the course can be accredited towards the degree the student must consult the programme coordinator before the final selection is made.
Master one yearSemesters
Compulsory courses common to all specialisations. A total of 22.5 ECTS.
Language and Linguistics: Philosophy of Science for Linguists, 7.5 ECTS (SPVM05)autumn 2019
Language and Linguistics: Degree Project: Master's (One Year) Thesis, 15 ECTS (SPVR02)spring 2019
Compulsory courses for this specialisation. A total of 15 ECTS.
Students select courses totalling 15 credits from the list of compulsory courses for the degree of Master (120 credits) in the chosen area of specialisation.
Romanian: Written Proficiency in Romanian, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM11)
Romanian: Linguistic Variation in the Romanian Language, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM12)
Romanian: The Synchrony and Diachrony of the Romanian Language, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM13)
Romanian: Romanian Literature, 7.5 ECTS (RUMM14)
Elective courses on the programme. A total of 7.5 ECTS.
Students select compulsory elective courses in consultation with the programme coordinator.
Information about elective courses
Optional courses. A total of 15 ECTS.
Students may select a First or Second cycle course within or outside the chosen area of specialisation and within or outside their own faculty or university. In order to ensure that the course can be accredited towards the degree the student must consult the programme coordinator before the final selection is made.