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Language Science with a Specialisation in Baltic Languages, M.Litt.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #73 (ARWU) Stockholm, Sweden
The Language Science with a Specialisation in Baltic Languages program from Stockholm University provides an in-depth two-year course of study of the core areas of Baltic linguistics: phonology, syntax, and semantics, with optional courses in, for example, sociolinguistics and language contacts.
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Overview

You will also gain interdisciplinary perspectives through studies in Baltic cultural, literary and social history.

You will be trained in independent and critical work on linguistic issues, and you will improve your competence in the analysis of language data.

The Language Science with a Specialisation in Baltic Languages program from Stockholm University aims to extend and develop your grasp of your chosen field of study, as well as to strengthen your inter-disciplinary knowledge in areas like scientific theory, ethics and research methodology.

The training consists of compulsory courses that are common to the whole programme, compulsory courses in your main field of study, as well as optional courses from a pool of courses offered by departments from the Faculty of Humanities.

Program Goals 

  • demonstrate knowledge and understanding in the main field of study, commanding both an overview of the field and specialised knowledge in certain areas of it, as well as insight into current research and development
  • demonstrate thorough methodological knowledge in the main field of study

Programme Structure

Courses included:

  • Scientific and Research Ethics
  • Baltic Languages ​​in Contact
  • Language and language policy in the Baltic countries
  • The Canguage in Use

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:

    6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:

    90

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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  • Minimum required score:

    575

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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General Requirements

  • Degree of Bachelor of Arts or equivalent in Baltic Languages, including an individual degree project in Baltic Languages. Swedish Upper Seconday School Course English 6/English B or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    8520 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 17048 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    Free
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 0 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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  • First instalment: 45000 SEK
  • Total course/programme fee: 180000 SEK

Living costs for Stockholm

  • 9668 - 17250 SEK/month
    Living Costs

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