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Programme structure

You take 60 ECTS from the University of Oslo and 65 ECTS from the Catholic University of Louvain each university, and you may choose if you want to do your first year in Oslo or in Louvain.

General structure

This programme consist of 125 ECTS, which includes

  • General courses (up to 30 ects)
  • Specialisation courses (at least 10 ECTS)
  • Internship (10 ects)
  • Master's thesis (30 ects)

Note that the mobility between the universities is obligatory for the double degree; to obtain a double degree diploma you must have at least 60 ECTS from each university.

Students will receive thesis supervision at the university where they are based in their fourth and final semester (with co-tuition by a supervisor at the other university). The thesis must be 40-60 standard pages and is to be submitted by June 1 in the fourth semester in Oslo (other deadlines apply for those doing their second year in Louvain).


For students who do their first year in Oslo

See table and description further down for students who do their first year at the Catholic University of Louvain

4. semester

Master's thesis in Louvain including a colloquium

3. semester

Catholic University of Louvain

2. semester         Course from lists below Specialisation course from list below
1. semester  

 

Course from lists below Course from lists below
  10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits

You spend two terms at the University of Oslo and take 60 credits in English, French or German linguistics. In your first term you take the obligatory course ENG4111 – Corpora in English Language Research and choose from both the general courses and from the specialisation courses. In your second term you take the obligatory course ENG4910 – Internship for Linguistics and its Application for a Multilingual Society, and you choose courses from the list below. You need to choose at least one course (10 credits) from the list of specialisation courses.

As a LAMUSO student you will be required to hand in a thesis proposal for your master’s thesis (If you take ENG4112 – Methods in English Language Research - it is part of the course work). A template for the thesis proposal and information about the deadline for submission can be found on the programme website. You will also be contacted by the teacher assessing the thesis proposals at the beginning of your second semester.

Obligatory courses

 

General courses

You choose up to 30 credits within the following courses:

You can only choose one of the two methods courses from this list.

Please note that not all courses are on offer every term. You can check when courses are taught by clicking on the course code.

Specialisation courses

You choose your thesis topic within one of three specialisationsYou need at least one course (10 credits) within this specialisation.

I Translation studies and Contrastive linguistics

II Second language acquisition

III Language and society

The second year is spent in Louvain-la-Neuve where you take more courses.  Note that courses in Louvain normally carry 5 credits each, which means you will be takling more than three courses in one term. In the fourth semester you complete your master’s thesis.

 


For students who do their first year at the Catholic University of Louvain

Students from the Catholic University of Louvain spend their third and fourth semester in Oslo where they write their thesis, which also includes a colloquium

4. semester
3. semester Elective courses from the lists below Elective courses from the lists below Elective courses from the lists below
2. semester Catholic University of Louvain
1. semester
  10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits 10 ECTS credits

General courses

In the third semester you choose three 10 credit courses in English, German og French  linguistics from the following list:

Specialisation courses

At least one course (10 credits) should be within the same field as your master’s thesis.

I Translation studies and Contrastive linguistics:

II Second language acquisition:

III: Language and society

Diploma and degree

This programme leads to the following degree: Master of Philosphy in Linguistics and its Application for a Multilingual Society

The diploma is issued when you have completed the courses that meet the requirements for a degree. Read more about diplomas.

Published Sep. 25, 2013 10:10 AM - Last modified Oct. 28, 2019 10:39 AM