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M.Sc.Romance Languages and Culture Studies

Tuition fee €3,699.00 per year
Application fee €100.00 one-time
Deposit €500.00 one-time
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Overview

Romance Languages and Culture Studies study programme provides an academic education in Romance field (French, Spanish, Italian languages) including a professional orientation in culturology, language teaching and translation. Graduates have the possibility to continue the academic education in Latvia or abroad.

Programme structure

1st Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
Intercultural communication A Valo5447 4
Morpho-syntax: functional aspect A Valo5412 4
Research methods and application A Valo5449 2
Legal French, Spanish or Italian B
Valo 5448,
Valo 5444,
Valo5446 2
Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting B Valo6175
Consecutive and Simultaneous Interpreting I B Valo5280
Functional Stylistics of the Latvian Language B Valo5295
2nd Foreign language module B see below 4
2nd Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
The Romance languages acquisition: theory and practice A Valo5413 4
Psycholinguistics and language acquisition A Valo5460 4
Translation theory and practice A Valo5274 4
CAT Tools (Trados) B Valo5419
Comparative Stylistics and Syntax of Texts for Specific Purposes B Valo5271
2nd Foreign language module B see below 4
3rd Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
National Cultures and Globalization A Valo5455 4
Semantics and pragmatics A Valo5450 4
Modern Literary Theory A LitZ5136 4
Language and Diplomacy B SDSK5089
Skills and Strategies in the Romance Languages Acquisition B Valo6177
Application of Modern Information Technology in Foreign Language
Teaching B Valo5119
2nd Foreign language module B see below 4
4th Semester
Course
Type Course code Credits
Master paper A Valo6062 20
French language and culture module
Course
Type Course Code Credits
French contemporary literature and culture (XX-XXI century) B LitZ5134 2
Francophony B Valo6818 2
Background studies (French society) B SDSK5030 4
Modern French Literature Text Analysis B LitZ5057 2
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4
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Master’s degree programme ROMANCE LANGUAGES AND CULTURE STUDIES
Language and Francophone Literatures B LitZ6030 2
Contrastive Linguistics B Valo5277 4
Comparative Literature Studies B LitZ5086 2
Theory of Reading B LitZ5099 2
Lexicology and modern terminology B Valo5453 4
Domain-specific Lexis B Valo5279 4
Max. Credits 12
Spanish language and culture module
Course
Type Course Code Credits
Spanish Culture and Society in 20th and 21st century, B SDSK5082 4
Modernism in the Art and Literature of Spain and Latin America B MākZ5063 2
The impact of Judaism, Christianity and Islam on the culture of Spain B SDSK6033 2
Prose in Latin America in the 20th and 21st Century B LitZ6029 2
Modern Spanish Discourse Analysis B Valo5441 2
Spanish and Other Languages of Latin America B Valo6176 2
Diachronic Study of Spanish B Valo5445 2
Languages in Contact and language Policy in Spain B Valo5456 2
Lexicology and modern terminology B Valo5453 4
Comparative Literature Studies B LitZ5086 2
Contrastive Linguistics B Valo5277 4
Max. Credits 12
Italian language and culture module
Course
Type Course Code Credits
Modern Italian Literature (XX-XXI century) B LitZ5135 2
Diachronic Aspects of the Italian Language B Valo5458 2
Semiotics of Italian Culture I (music and theatre) B MākZ5064 2
Semiotics of Italian Culture II (cinema and mass media) B MākZ5066 2
Society in Modern Italy, SDSK5084 B SDSK5084 4
Languages in Contact and Language Policy in Italy B Valo5457 2
Lexicology and modern terminology B Valo5453 4
Comparative Literature Studies B LitZ5086 2
Contrastive Linguistics B Valo5277 4
Max. Credits 12

Career opportunities

Graduates have basis for a professional career in business, in government and international institutions and in nongovernmental organizations. They may work in education and in different social areas (e.g. French, Spanish or Italian language, literature and culture researcher, lecturer, translator, interpreter, tour gide, expert of the language policy and terminology, adviser in Romance area countries issues e.g. geography, history, art, culture, politics and economics).

Apply now! Fall semester 2018/19
Application deadline
Aug 30, 2018 23:59
Europe/Riga time

This is Autumn Intake

Notes
пока ЛУ эту программу не предлагает
Studies commence
Sep 1, 2018

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States