Learning outcomes

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Upon completing the MA in Multilingualism, students will achieve in-depth knowledge of multilingualism. A graduate of this program:

  • has advanced knowledge of multilingualism at the levels of the individual and society and specialized knowledge in a sub-field (e.g., psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, or language acquisition and development)
  • has thorough knowledge of the history of multilingualism as a research field and methods and theories in the study of multilingualism 
  • can apply state-of-the art theoretical knowledge about multilingualism in order to design and conduct research 
  • can formulate and analyze research questions in multilingualism that address current and future challenges of multilingualism at the individual and societal levels

Students will also acquire skills and general competence that are valuable for a future career in research and/ or other professional domains. A graduate of this program: 

  • can analyze and critically evaluate various theoretical and methodological approaches to multilingualism  and apply these approaches to work independently on practical and theoretical problems
  • can use relevant methods to assess and analyze multilingual competence and communication, including experimental and/ or field-based methods
  • can identify, collect, analyze and deal critically with various sources of information within the field of multilingualism and use them to structure and formulate research questions and scholarly arguments 
  • can carry out an independent limited research or development project within the field of multilingualism under supervision in accordance with human research ethics 
  • can analyze relevant academic, professional and research ethics problems concerning individual and societal multilingualism, such as challenges in multilingual processing or communicative practices
  • can apply understanding of contemporary linguistic, communicative and societal aspects of multilingualism in order to carry out advanced assignments and projects in new areas
  • can communicate on issues related to multilingualism both with professionals, academics and the general public 
  • can contribute to new thinking and innovation processes, for example through conceptualization and management of multilingualism in a variety of social and professional domains
Published Apr. 15, 2021 10:11 AM - Last modified Oct. 14, 2021 2:57 PM