Master in Languages

Best 41 Master Degrees in Languages 2018

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A masters is earned after students complete an undergraduate degree program. To obtain a masters, you usually need to complete 12 to 18 college courses that often involve completing comprehensive tests and/or a thesis.

Students taking a Master in Languages will be able to demonstrate main concepts in a range of linguistic disciplines while developing expertise in linguistics procedures. In addition to language development, students will take an interdisciplinary approach which requires critical thinking.

Master's Degree in Languages

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Master's of Philosophy in English Linguistics

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time August 2018 Norway Tromsø

The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme. [+]

The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme.

Programme description

The Master's degree programme in English Linguistics covers graduate level studies in English linguistics and is to be seen as an extension of work at the Bachelor's level. The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme. Students will develop insight into the structure of language in general and of English in particular, social and geographic variation, as well as the historical development and acquisition of English. At the Master's level, students will develop special interests based on their coursework and will write either a Master's Thesis or two article-length papers whose main empirical focus should be in English.... [-]


Master in Theory and Practice of English Language

South Ural State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Chelyabinsk

Objectives of the Program: The Master’s Program both provides deep knowledge in Linguistics, Methods of Teaching and gives hands-on experience in research work and international cooperation that develop skills that are essential for making first steps in an academic career. [+]

Master’s Program «Theory and Practice of English Language»

SUSU, Institute of Linguistics and International Communications, Chelyabinsk

Objective of the Program

The Master’s Program both provides deep knowledge in Linguistics, Methods of Teaching and gives hands-on experience in research work and international cooperation that develop skills that are essential for making first steps in an academic career.

Study Program

Courses

The study program covers all fundamentals of English language theory, a methodology of research, methods of teaching. A wide range of special courses taught by research staff includes state-of-the-art courses in innovations in education, leading translation theories, intercultural communication, discourse analysis and others.... [-]


Language Education for Refugees and Migrants Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time March 2019 Greece Patras

The HOU’s Postgraduate Program entitled as “Language Education for refugees and migrants” is designed for teachers and graduates who wish to complete or deepen their knowledge and skills of teaching the language lesson in various languages, as well as develop new resources they can later apply to specific contexts and levels. The modules will provide postgraduate students with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools. [+]

The HOU’s Postgraduate Program entitled as “Language Education for refugees and migrants” is designed for teachers and graduates who wish to complete or deepen their knowledge and skills of teaching the language lesson in various languages, as well as develop new resources they can later apply to specific contexts and levels. The modules will provide postgraduate students with a strong grounding in theoretical literature as well as appropriate classroom methodology, course design and an introduction to the key research tools.

The course aims to provide specialized pedagogical knowledge to teachers in both levels of compulsory education (Primary and Secondary) and to Tertiary graduates who plan to teach, as well as to teachers engaged with adult education in refugee or migrant contexts. It trains Greek and international students to pose and answer key questions in applied linguistics and second language acquisition in the world's numerous, diverse multilingual contexts.... [-]


Master of Laws in Chinese Business

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Campus Full time September 2018 China Chengdu Germany Berlin + 2 more

3 years postgraduate degree program, which starts every late February or early September. [+]

Duration of the Program: 3 years postgraduate degree program, which starts every late February or early September. The first year, Chinese language study; Second year, Chinese business laws study; Third year: Practice and thesis.

Language of instruction: English

Fees

Tuition Fees: To promote this new international program, with the condition of applying before the year of 2015, the tuition fee for the Master of Laws in Chinese Business program is waived by the SWUFE.

Living Costs: Overall personal living expenses vary depending on personal choices. An estimate of 1200 RMB per month for general living expenses is a realistic calculation for Chengdu city.

Accommodation Fees: In campus accommodation fee is 500 RMB per month. ... [-]


Master's Degree in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature (American studies curriculum; English studies curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities. [+]

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

European Joint Master’s Degree in English and American Studies with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany), Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria), Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary), Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France). Double Degree with Universidade do Espírito Santo (Brazil), Universidad de Huelva (Spain) or with Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). Double Degree with Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France), Humboldt-Universität - Berlino (Germany) Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the application procedure page Level of qualification ... [-]

Master in Russian Language, Literature and Culture for foreigners

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia. [+]

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.

Program goal

This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a Foreign Language, C1).... [-]


Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning

Universidad de La Sabana, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Online Full time January 2019 Colombia Chía

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program [+]

Awarded by the Universidad de La Sabana Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) awarded by Anaheim University

Introduction

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program is taught under an agreement between the two universities.

Program description

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program provides participants with further professional development in the areas of language and self-directed learning, reflective teaching and research. It also seeks new alternatives in language teaching and learning which, through research and innovation, will contribute to the implementation of self-directed learning environments in educational institutions in response to the needs of 21st-century learners.... [-]


Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures

University of Verona
Campus Full time October 2018 Italy Verona

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. [+]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literature

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. Besides, students’ linguistic and literary knowledge will be extended to the extra-European variants of these languages and cultures (in the Euro-Mediterranean, Euro-American, and postcolonial areas). The course is therefore meant to open up to worldwide cooperation in the fields of formation, research, and cultural enterprise. In this view, starting from a.y. 2017/2018, the Master’s Degree LM37 has opted for an internationalized statute with a teaching program to be held wholly in English. This degree qualifies as a highly internationally oriented program, opening out to the world and promoting the enrolment of non-Italian speaking students.... [-]


Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Japanese and Korean Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea. [+]

Research Degrees in Japanese and Korean Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea.... [-]


Master in Foreign Language-English

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. [+]

Master in Foreign Language-English

The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. The program requires a total of about 15-20 subject hours, broken down into the following major categories:

Linguistics Core Courses LING 100 - Introduction to Language Science LING 210 - Language History LING 301 - Elements of Syntax English Morphology English Phonology Stylistics of English English Lexicology Theoretical Course On Dissertation English Semasiology

The mission of the English Language Studies is to instill in our students a deep appreciation for language and its application to the needs of society. We seek to provide the foundational skills, attitudes, and knowledge necessary for students to make meaningful contributions in the fields of English Language Teaching and Linguistics.... [-]


Master French Language

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time September 2018 France Angers

The objective of this master is to enable students to acquire theoretical and practical skills in teaching French as a foreign language. [+]

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

The objective of this master is to enable students to acquire theoretical skills and teaching practices of French as a foreign language - exercise the teaching profession - ensuring educational activity and supervision of trainers - build teaching French as a foreign language materials at the national or international level.

+ THE TRAINING A professional training with an internship (2 to 5 months) in France or abroad - Interventions of specialized professionals - Close-knit promotions and personalized educational support - a common curriculum and a unique promotion for students face and distance, a collaboration between students - This master is offered in initial or continuous training, or distance. Most of the master-face: A course offered at a university incorporating a French language center to allow alternate theory and practice. Partnership agreements with over 85 universities worldwide. Most remote master: Training via a multimedia platform: forum, wiki, reactivity. - A interactivity between students on the campus of UCO and students of distance courses. ADMISSION ... [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg

A joint programme with the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany). [+]

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

German Language in Synchrony and Diachrony

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

A joint programme with the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany). The programme is taught in German. Unique lectures and seminars developed by leading professors and associate professors of the Department of German Philology. An opportunity to improve German language proficiency at classes taught by native speakers. Germanic studies in synchrony and diachrony — a wide range of research topics and methods

MAIN COURSES

Fundamentals of Linguistic Pragmatics Language of New Forms of Communication Text Linguistics: Text and Discourse Communicative Strategies and Grammatical Forms Communicative Types and Models of Sentences in German Word Semantics in Statics and Dynamics Professional Communication Vocabulary Types of Texts in Political Communication Polycode Texts: Text and Image Rhetoric and Modern Theory of Text Narrative Text Analysis Idioms in Text Grammaticalisation Processes in German Dialectology of German Diachronic Shifts in German ... [-]

Master's Degree In Catalan Language And Literature: Knowledge And Critical Analysis Of Intangible Heritage (MCAP)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Palma

It is a master's degree in advanced studies in Catalan philology, but it is distinguished from the others in this area by studying Catalan language and literature from the perspective of considering them essential elements of intangible cultural heritage. In this sense, the Master's Degree in Catalan Language and Literature: knowledge and critical analysis of intangible heritage incorporates, together with the most classical philological subjects (sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, literary studies, etc.), knowledge of fields such as popular culture , linguistic ethnography or the critical theories of cultural contact. [+]

What does it consist of?

It is a master's degree in advanced studies in Catalan philology, but it is distinguished from the others in this area by studying Catalan language and literature from the perspective of considering them essential elements of intangible cultural heritage. In this sense, the Master's Degree in Catalan Language and Literature: knowledge and critical analysis of intangible heritage incorporates, together with the most classical philological subjects (sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, literary studies, etc.), knowledge of fields such as popular culture , linguistic ethnography or the critical theories of cultural contact.

What will you learn?

The Master is an introduction to research in Catalan language and literature and offers a vision of the linguistic fact, literary manifestations and Catalan popular culture as intangible heritage. In addition to deepening the various areas of study of the Catalan language and literature, it includes training in more practical areas such as text editing, linguistic advice, translation, proofreading, etc.... [-]


Official Master's Degree - Chinese Didactics For Spanish Speakers

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Chinese Didactics for Spanish speakers is the only official master's degree in Spain devoted entirely to the teaching of Chinese. It has a strong professional character and is aimed at graduates, preferably in the field of Humanities, with solid knowledge of Chinese and who want to dedicate themselves to teaching the language. [+]

The Master in Chinese Didactics for Spanish speakers is the only official master's degree in Spain devoted entirely to the teaching of Chinese .

It has a strong professional character and is aimed at graduates, preferably in the field of Humanities, with solid knowledge of Chinese and who want to dedicate themselves to teaching the language.

One of the highlights of the master is the compulsory module of classroom practices with different student profiles. These will be carried out in different collaborating centers referring to the teaching of Chinese in the Barcelona area.

The eminently practical and professional approach is completed with the inclusion of credits of research methodology, which will allow access to a PhD to students who want to continue their studies.... [-]


MLitt in English Language and Linguistics

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27  September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

Our English Language and Linguistics postgraduate degree gives you an excellent opportunity to study the complex workings of language and explore its central role in society. With the guidance of expert staff, you’ll explore how language works, how people use it, what people use it for, where it came from and how it changes. [+]

Overview

Our English Language and Linguistics postgraduate degree gives you an excellent opportunity to study the complex workings of language and explore its central role in society. With the guidance of expert staff, you’ll explore how language works, how people use it, what people use it for, where it came from and how it changes.

You’ll learn to carry out independent research and engage with other researchers by writing, debating and delivering oral and written presentations.

The course also provides a grounding in theories and methods that are essential for a range of careers. You’ll graduate with an expert knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories and their application in a wider cultural context – including both generative and cognitive approaches to linguistic description, as well as the contexts in which these theories operate.... [-]