The Graduate Program in Language Studies and Literature (PPGL) began in 2005, with the first class of the Master’s Degree. The area of concentration “Reading and cognition”, as well as the lines of research “Cognitive processes and textualization”, “Narrative, poetic and communication processes” and “Text, subjectivity and memory” guided PPGL up to 2016.
As of 2017, with the approval of the Doctorate, the area of concentration of the Graduate Program in Language Studies and Literature is described as “READING: linguistic, literary and media studies”, with three lines of research, “Literary and media studies”, "Studies of mediation in reading" and “Linguistic studies and cognition”.
Consolidate the research linked to Reading fields at UNISC, in order to qualify human resources to work as teachers or researchers, as well as on specific activities related to Language Studies and Literature, Social Communication, Philosophy, Education and other related fields.
Undergraduate and Master´s degree holders in Modern Languages and related fields, like Social Communication, Psychology, History, Philosophy, Education, Law and others.
Alumni features – Fields of work
Professionals who own a Graduate Degree in Language Studies and Literature – Master’s Degree and Doctorate are able to work in the following fields/activities:
Feature of the future professional: The Graduate Program in Language Studies and Literature – UNISC aims at training teachers and researchers to work in the field of Modern Languages, Social Communication and related fields, in educational institutions. At the same time, the program proposes the qualification of professionals who, by making use of the reference point of the Modern Languages field, improve their performance in relation to their specific field of graduation, based on studies and reflections about specific processes of language and literature.