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Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts

University of Luxembourg

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The Master In Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts from the University of Luxembourg focuses on the study of multilingualism and multiculturalism and the issues raised by these themes in a society which is today characterized more and more by mobility, migration and diversity.

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Overview

The Master In Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts from the University of Luxembourg focuses on issues of linguistic and cultural diversity which arise among other things in the fields of education, communication and in different institutional and professional contexts. In courses and seminars, multilingualism is likewise an integral part of the forms of exchange between the students. In the philosophy of the programme, multilingualism is considered to be of added value in the building of knowledge.

At scientific level, the programme:

  • aims to familiarize students with scientific literature dealing with multilingualism and multiculturalism in fields such as sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, education, epistemology, sociology, digital literacy, etc.
  • aims to develop students’ detailed knowledge of the necessary methodological tools, with special emphasis on qualitative research in these areas
  • aims to develop students’ independent research competences
  • aims to accompany the thought processes necessary for students to act as responsible members of society, in connection with issues of multilingualism and multiculturalism

Programme Highlights

  • International Symposium in a Partner University;
  • Master Class with renown international experts;
  • Workplace training through short-term internship;
  • Multilingual and multicultural staff and students;
  • Connections to the public and private sector, including European Institutions

Career opportunities

Academic careers

The MA programme also prepares students for further PhD studies in disciplines such as sociolinguistics, education, anthropology or sociology.

Careers beyond the academic world

The Master is an interdisciplinary programme that will open up career possibilites in domains such as education, journalism, new media, cultural and diversity management, cultural mediation, business and professional communication, tourism, translation, etc.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Digital Technologies, Identity and Migration 
  • Language and Identity: an Introduction to Luxembourg's Sociolinguistic Situation 
  • Digital Diasporas: Migration, Multilingual Communities and the Media 
  • Collaborative Research Approaches in Multilingual (school) Contexts 
  • Promoting Childhood Bilingualism at Home and at School 
  • Chinese Language - Beginner Course 
  • We are all Publishers 
  • Presentation skills - multilingual 
  • Language, Work and the Neoliberal Economy 

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months
  • Part-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English, French, German
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
GRE admission requirements GRE® The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. It contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
PTE admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

Candidates are expected to have an excellent BA degree in educational or social sciences, psychology or any (inter-)disciplinary field related to education, learning, language studies or socio-cultural issues.

  • Students' English  need to be functional for academic use (reading, discussing, writing) C1 level (Cadre Européen Commun de Référence pour les Langues).
  • Either French or German is required as a second working language, B2 level.
  • The MA  provides you with a setting helping you to improve your language skills in terms of scientific writing, presentations, and working in, on and with multilingual situations.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    400 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 200 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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