Master's Programme in Language and Linguistics with specialization Rhetoric
Lund University offers you a unique opportunity to pursue advanced studies in languages and linguistics at Master s level. The Centre for Languages and Literature offers students access to the most modern resources for research and education. You will meet and study together with students from 16 different fields of specialisation. The languages of instruction are English and the language corresponding to the field of your specialisation. As a Master s student, you will have the possibility of receiving funding for a stay abroad to conduct research on your Master s thesis through grants available from the Birgit Rausing Language Programme.
As a student with specialisation in Rhetoric, you will deepen and problematise your practical and theoretical knowledge in rhetoric through exercises and studies of rhetorical theory from Aristotle to contemporary rhetoricians. Furthermore, you study the rhetoric of science and how it relates to popular science. Since the research community of rhetoric in Lund is specialised in aspects of learning and rhetoric, you investigate the connections between rhetoric and knowledge.
With a Master´s degree in Language and Linguistics, you are attractive for employers looking for a highly qualified individual with specialised knowledge in communication and language. An international MA in Language and Linguistics also provides you with the academic background you need in order to apply for doctoral studies in languages and linguistics.