Master in Learning and Communication in Multilingual and Multicultural Contexts


University of Luxembourg Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences

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Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

The University of Luxembourg is a modern institution offering a unique mix of international excellence and national relevance, delivering knowledge for society and businesses.

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Full time September MA, Masters Module 4 semesters

About the course

About the course

The two-year full-time study programme (120 ECTS) studies multilingualism and multiculturalism and the issues raised by these themes in a society characterised by increased mobility, migration and diversity.

The programme focuses on linguistic and cultural diversity issues in the fields of education, communication and in different institutional and professional contexts.

In courses and seminars, multilingualism is an integral part of the forms of exchange between the students. In the philosophy of the programme, multilingualism is considered to be of added value in the building of knowledge.

Aims

As a student, you will

• get familiarised with scientific literature dealing with multilingualism and multiculturalism in fields such as sociolinguistics, applied linguistics, education, epistemology, sociology, digital literacy, etc
• develop detailed knowledge of the necessary methodological tools, with special emphasis on qualitative research in these areas
• develop your independent research competences

Course modules

• Research approaches
• Language and Education
• Organisational discourse and business communication
• Globalisation, Digital Media and Migration
• Languages

Career

The programme prepares students for further PhD studies in disciplines such as sociolinguistics, education, anthropology or sociology.

The interdisciplinary programme will open up career possibilites in domains such as education, journalism, new media, cultural and diversity management, cultural mediation, business and professional communication, tourism, translation, etc.
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Entry Requirements

Applicants must hold a Bachelor’s degree or equivalent (180 ECTS) in educational or social sciences, psychology or any (inter-)disciplinary field related to education, learning, language studies or socio-cultural issues. Candidates should provide evidence of English-language proficiency at C1 level (following the Council of Europe Reference Levels). Either French or German is required as a second working language at B2 level.


Fees

200 € / semester

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Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual European research university with nearly 6,200 students from all over the globe. Our university is a modern institution offering a unique mix of international excellence and national relevance, delivering knowledge for society and businesses.

The University of Luxembourg is ranked number 193 in the Times Higher Education (THE) World University Ranking 2015-2016.

A faculty with a human touch

With a unique selection of multilingual Bachelor’s and Master’s programmes, the Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education offers innovative and attractive perspectives for the next generation of academics and professionals.

Students benefit from small class sizes and many courses are taught as seminars which provide students with the opportunities for discussion and help them to get the most out of their learning experience. There are no additional tuition fees for international students (the enrolment fee for Master’s students is € 200/semester).

Multilingual teaching

Our international teaching staff is one of our key assets. Most of our degrees are taught in English and/or French and/or German. Free language courses are offered and campus life is as multilingual and multicultural as is the country of Luxembourg. Students gain insights into different academic cultures and get a degree that provides them with clear advantages on the job market.

Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education

An international atmosphere

Student mobility and cultural openness are encouraged and promoted at the University of Luxembourg. All our under-graduates have to spend at least one semester abroad at one of our partner universities in Europe, North America or Asia.

Studying in Luxembourg

Luxembourg, the second smallest member state of the European Union, is a truly multicultural and multilingual country with 3 official languages and home to over 170 nationalities. The city of Luxembourg boasts a vibrant cultural and art scene including museums, theaters and music venues and is one of the safest capitals in the world. The Faculty of Language and Literature, Humanities, Arts and Education is situated on Belval, a former steel industry site, just a few km outside the city of Luxembourg. The huge site brings together academic research and teaching, work and leisure, urban living and culture and is an exciting place to work, study and live.