24 months
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9526 EUR/year
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About

In the General Linguistics program from Uppsala University you will mainly focus on what is common to human languages and to general questions about how languages should be analyzed and described. 

Overview

The General Linguistics program from Uppsala University gives you the opportunity to read work-oriented courses specially designed for language students. The studies will also prepare you for future research, making you eligible for doctoral studies.

The Faculty of Languages at Uppsala University has Sweden's broadest range of education in languages and language-related subjects. You choose to specialise in one of the main field of studies. It can be language, literature, linguistics and more.

Career:

Completing the Master's Programme in Lanuage, specialising in Linguistics, will help you to develop intellectually, refining your research and analytical skills in ways that will prepare you either for doctoral study or for employment beyond the university in a wide array of fields.If you are keen on pursuing a career in academic, the programme will provide excellent preparation for further studies at the doctoral level. Several of our graduates have gone on to do a PhD and become university lecturers.

Programme Structure

Curriculum:
  • The program include courses and independent degree projects.
  • During the first year, a series of work-oriented seminar and study visits are common to all students in the program.
  • The first term includes two program-based courses - a course in theory and method as well as a course with work-oriented lectures and study visits. 
  • In addition, courses are taught in linguistics.

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • A Bachelor's degree, equivalent to a Swedish Kandidatexamen, from an internationally recognised university. The main field of study must be general linguistics.
  • Selection: Higher education credits (maximum 285 credits).Tuition fee-paying students and non-paying students are admitted on the same grounds but in different selection groups.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    9526 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19053 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR for the full programme during 24 months.

NON-EU/EEA:

  • Tuition fee, first semester: SEK 50,000
  • Tuition fee, total: SEK 200,000

Living costs for Uppsala

7620 - 12066 SEK /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

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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