Primarily, the focus is on working on the individual project, but the course also includes joint seminars. The specific project is selected and formulated in consultation with the teacher and / or supervisor with special expertise in the student’s main field of study. The project should be built on relevant research methods and theory, have a satisfactory academic standard, and be completed with the knowledge and consideration of existing research ethics.

Prerequisites and special admittance requirements

A Bachelor's degree in General Linguistics. 75 credits within the Master's Programme in Language Sciences, specialistation Typology and Linguistic Diversity, of which at least 30 credits are at an avanced level in the main area of Linguistics. Scientific method and research ethics, 7,5 credits, and English for Academic Research, 7,5 credits. Proficiency in English equivalent to the Swedish upper secondary school course English 6/B.