Read more about the Master’s Programme in Language Science (Linguistics Department webpage)

  • We offer the programme each autumn semester.
  • Programme code/specialisation code: HSPLO/TVÅS
  • Apply via
  • The First admission round for Autumn 2020 opens on 15 October 2019. The last date to apply is 15 January 2020.
  • The host department for the programme is the Department of Linguistics.

Language of instruction


English is the language of instruction in all of the compulsory courses in Bilingualism: Methods in Research on Bilingualism, Second Language Learning and Bilingual Development, Psycholinguistic Aspects of Bilingualism, Bilingualism in Society, and Bilingualism from an Educational  Perspective.

English is also the only language of instruction in one of the compulsory courses for the programme as a whole: Language in Use.

English or Swedish

The compulsory course Scientific Methods and Research Ethics has two language options: Swedish and English.

Overview Master's Degree in Bilingualism (108 Kb)

Introductions autumn 2020

The introductions are mandatory. With reservation for online introductions instead of due to the coronapandemic.

  Faculty of Humanities Department of Linguistics Our Department: Swedish Language and Multilingualism
  Wednesday 28 August    
  At 9.30–12.00
(Fika the first half-hour.)
  Room Nordenskiöldsalen in
the Geo Science Building
  Introduction Day Masterprogram i språkvet. (Ling.)  


Year 1

Autumn semester: first half

During the first half of the semester, two of the compulsory programme courses:

Autumn semester: second half

In the second part of the semester, two of the compulsory courses for the specialisation:

Spring semester: first half

During the first half of the semester, two specialisation courses:

Spring semester: second half

In the second part of the semester, you choose two optional courses of 7.5 credits each or Magister's Thesis in Bilingualism, 15 credits.


Year 2

Autumn semester: first half

Autumn semester: second half

Spring semester

Thesis: Master Course, 30 credits


Optional Courses

Advanced level in the Faculty of Humanities: Master's level

Skills/Proficiency Courses

The Faculty of Humanities Proficiency courses

Overall programme plan

See the course catalogue HSPLO/TVÅS/en Master's Programme in Language Science with a Specialisation in Bilingualism.

Avoiding plagiarism

Avoiding Plagiarism (16 Kb)

Other specialisations in the department

We also offer other specialisations in the Master’s in Language Sciences as follows (only in Swedish):