MA Language and Cognition
In the two-year Research Master's specialization Language and Cognition (MA Linguistics), you will study patterns of speech and the way our brain employs and organizes them. The programme offers a unique combination of Theoretical, Computational, Neuro- and Psycholinguistics.
The programme is meant for talented students who aspire to do research in the field of Linguistics. After finishing the degree, you will have acquired essential research skills and fundamental knowledge of linguistic analysis, language acquisition, and neuro-imaging. In addition, you will be able to study language at different levels, such as words, sentences, meaning and interaction.
The programme is linked to the excellent, multidisciplinary research carried out at the Centre for Language and Cognition Groningen (CLCG) and the Groningen Research School for Behavioural and Cognitive Neuroscience (BCN).
After finishing the programme you receive a Master of Arts degree in Linguistics.
Specific requirements - International students
A Bachelor diploma in the field of:
- a modern European language and culture study
- Communication- and Information Science
- Humanities Computing/Information Science
- Speech and Hearing
Other admission requirements
Excellent academic record, letter of motivation, two letters of recommendation and transcript, thesis or paper
Sufficient knowledge, insight and skills in disciplines relevant to the course.
To assess whether your educational/academic background meets the specific programme requirements, we will consider the level and curriculum of your previous studies, and the grades that you have obtained. This evaluation is carried out by our Admissions Office and the Admissions Board.
After graduation, you are well prepared for a career in research. In fact, this programme is an ideal stepping stone to a PhD position at a university. You can conduct research in Linguistics, such as Neuro- or Clinical Linguistics, Language Development or Theoretical Linguistics. Other options are Speech Technology, and Communication and Computer Linguistics.
- Research oriented career in Linguistics
Language: English (100%)
Start course: September 05, 2016
Accreditatie: NVAO (nl) until February 25, 2016
EU/EEA students: May 01, 2015; non-EU/EEA students: March 01, 2016
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