Master [120] in Linguistics

ling2m  2018-2019  Louvain-la-Neuve

At Louvain-la-Neuve - 120 credits - 2 years - Day schedule - In french
Dissertation/Graduation Project : YES - Internship : YES
Activities in English: optional - Activities in other languages : optional
Activities on other sites : optional
Main study domain : Langues, lettres et traductologie
Organized by: Faculté de philosophie, arts et lettres (FIAL)
Programme acronym: LING2M - Francophone Certification Framework: 7


This Master’s degree is designed to provide advanced training in general and applied linguistics. The objective is to provide a route into research or a post in written or spoken communication in the widest sense (terminology, dictionaries, text readability etc.).

Your Profile


  • have discovered, during your first training in language and literature or taking the linguistics minor, a marked interest in linguistic issues ;
  • wish to understand how a language functions in context and are curious about the mechanisms of language ;
  • wish to focus your training towards practising your skills in a professional environment ;
  • would like to deepen your linguistic knowledge in your native language and/or one or two foreign languages.
Your Programme

The Master’s degree offers you

  • training which combines linguistic theory and applied linguistics ;
  • wide interdisciplinary range (IT, didactics, psychology etc.) ;
  • an à la carte programme, in which you can combine different option courses and focuses ;
  • the possibility of a study visit abroad or work experience in the field ;
  • the opportunity to put your skills to the test in a professional environment, during a work placement in a research centre or in a company, depending on your specialisation.