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English Acquisition and Multilingualism

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About

English Acquisition and Multilingualism from UIT the Arctic University of Norway is well suited for students who are interested in studying how English is acquired in first and second language settings, as well as how the English language is affected by multilingual situations.  

Overview

At English Acquisition and Multilingualism from UIT the Arctic University of Norway students will be closely integrated into the research group in Acquisition, Variation and Attrition, which is an active and productive research group working on various aspects of multilingualism and multilingual language acquisition. The students will get the opportunity to carry out hands-on research with the members of the group. The programme provides a good foundation for work related to multilingualism in both the private and the public sector, and is well suited for students who want to pursue a career within research.

Careers

With increasing migration, experts on multilingualism are constantly becoming more sought after in both public and private work places. The programme provides the candidate with a solid background in language acquisition and multilingualism. Upon completion of the study, candidates are well suited for work in educational institutions, administrative public institutions related to issues of multilingualism, as well as international associations, organisations, and enterprises that deal with multilingual and multicultural issues. The programme is also an excellent starting-point for further study at the PhD-level, as it provides the candidate with in-depth training in an exceptional research environment which places a great deal of emphasis on teamwork and co-publishing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Varieties of English
  • Syntax 
  • Phonology 
  • Psycholinguistics and Neurocognition of Multilingualism
  • Multilingualism
  • Quantitative Methods in Linguistics
  • English Linguistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

National deadline includes applications from Norway or other Nordic countries.

Language

English
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Credits

120 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Required

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
85

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Admission to the master's programme in English Acquisition and Multilingualism requires a bachelor's degree (180 ECTS), or equivalent qualification, in English language, or a degree combining English language and literature (minimum 80 ECTS in English). 
  • Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in Europe, Canada, USA, Australia and New Zealand: An average grade equivalent to C or better is required. Applicants who hold a bachelor's degree or equivalent issued in countries other than the above mentioned region/countries: An average grade equivalent to B or better is required.
  • Valid international passport
  • Curriculum Vitae/Resume
  • Proof of name change
  • Completion/fullfilment documentation (applicable to certain countries.)

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 0 EUR per year during 24 months.

All students are required to pay a semester fee of NOK 625 per semester to The Arctic Student Welfare Organisation.

Living costs for Tromsø

9000 - 15000 NOK /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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