A master’s degree in Multilingualism forms the basis for further doctoral studies and research work in the university and college sector, or for a future career in variety of professional domains such as communication, education, social services and clinical care.
Students who choose to complete a 60ECTS thesis will be well-placed to continue with a career in research and/ or further doctoral studies. The multidisciplinary nature of the MA in Multilingualism creates the possibility for students to craft a unique research project, and to pursue a future research career in one of several disciplines that examine linguistic diversity, potentially including linguistics, education, cultural anthropology, psychology, cognitive sciences, and language technologies.
After completing the MA programme, students may also use their knowledge in a variety of professional roles outside of academia. The need for professionals with expert knowledge of multilingualism and the ability to address challenges arising from multilingualism is present in both public and private sectors. Students completing this programme will gain the skills to work in areas including communication in multilingual workplaces, development and assessment of language policies, multilingual language education and assessment, multilingualism in institutional settings, and clinical care for multilinguals with language impairments, among other topics.