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Forensic Linguistics: Linguistic Evidence and the Law

  • Number of credits 7.5 Credits
  • Level Master’s level
  • Study form Web-based (online)
  • Starting Autumn Term 2018

About the course

Depending on choice of main study area additional language knowledge is required: for English, French, German, Spanish and Swedish/Scandinavian Languages level C1 according to CEFR in the chosen language, and for Linguistics and Cognitive science level C1 in any of the languages mentioned

Teaching language: English for shared work. For the individual project English, French, German, Spanish or Swedish can be used.

Application and eligibility

Forensic Linguistics: Linguistic Evidence and the Law, 7.5 hp

Det finns inga tidigare terminer för kursen Autumn Term 2018 Det finns inga senare terminer för kursen


Lectures begin on week starting 3 September 2018


Lectures end during the week of 5 November 2018

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Type of studies

Mixed, 50%, Distance

Number of mandatory meetings

No mandatory meetings.

Number of on campus meetings

No on campus meetings.

Required Knowledge

Univ: Degree of Bachelor of Arts alternatively at least 90 ECTS with academic progression (including level 61–90 hp in the Swedish academic system) in one academic subject within the fields of language and linguistics, social sciences or behavioural sciences, or equivalent knowledge. Proficiency in English equivalent to Swedish Upper Secondary course English 6/English Course B.


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Application deadline was 16 April 2018. The application period is closed.

Application and Tuition fees

As a citizen of a country outside the European Union (EU), the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland, you are required to pay application and tuition fees for studies at Umeå University.

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