Romance Studies (Master)

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The master’s programme in Romance Studies prepares students for a career as cultural and linguistic mediator in the Romance cultural regions. Therefore, the programme equips students with competences in a first Romance language, corresponding to native-speaker level, as well as profound knowledge of a second Romance language. In addition, it imparts a wide range of job-related knowledge and competences in the area of linguistics, literature, media studies and regional studies. Recommended level of language proficiency in the first Romance language when enrolling on the degree programme: C1; intended target level: C2.

Master of Arts

Degree Programme Code: 066 149

4 semesters / 120 ECTS credits

Language: German

NO entrance examination

Curriculum

Attention

Instruction Language German

Please note that the instruction language of this programme is German. To start the degree programme, you need to hold a certificate of German proficiency on C1 level.

Study Programme

The master’s programme consists of the compulsory modules Linguistics and Literature, First Romance Language Acquisition, Second Romance Language, as well as alternative groups of compulsory modules for Academic Emphasis. To successfully complete the master’s programme, students have to complete the Final Module, the Master’s Thesis and the Master’s Examination.

Module overview

Five Concepts

which you will deal with during your studies (examples):

  • Linguistics
  • Literary studies
  • Media studies
  • Regional studies
  • Cultural studies

 Overview of the programme structure & topics

Here you find the current offer of courses for this programme to gain better insight into the topics and structure. For more information please click on the respective level.



After Graduation

The master’s programme in Romance Studies prepares students for a career as cultural and linguistic mediator in the Romance cultural regions.

Graduates' Perspective on the Degree Programme

Graduate Survey

The University asks graduates to provide their opinion about the degree programme immediately after graduating. The survey results show how graduates evaluate the degree programme they completed from a subject-specific and organisational perspective.

 

The graduate survey is an important feedback tool for continuously improving the quality of studies.

Career Tracking of Graduates

The tracking of graduates provides information about the career paths of the University of Vienna graduates and aims at providing guidance for career entry after graduation (e.g. questions about the duration of job search until first employment after graduation, salary development and sectors that graduates are active in).