Masters Degree in Linguistics in Lithuania

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Linguistics

A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

Linguistics is the scientific study of language and its structure. The discipline focuses on the form, meaning, and context of languages. Linguists study the similarities and differences between languages, seeking patterns and looking for meaning in those patterns.

Lithuania, officially the Republic of Lithuania is a country in Northern Europe, the largest of the three Baltic states. It is situated along the southeastern shore of the Baltic Sea, to the east of Sweden and Denmark. More than 90% of Lithuanians speak at least one foreign language and half of the population speaks two foreign languages, mostly Russian and English.

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Master in Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism

Vytautas Magnus University
Campus Full time 2 years August 2017 Lithuania Kaunas

Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism is an international joint-degree study programme offered by Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Kaunas, Johannes-Gutenberg University (JGU), Mainz, Germany, Stockholm [+]

Best Masters in Linguistics in Lithuania 2017. OINT DEGREE INTERNATIONAL PROGRAMME Sociolinguistics and Multilingualism is an international joint-degree study programme offered by Vytautas Magnus University (VMU), Kaunas, Johannes-Gutenberg University (JGU), Mainz, Germany, Stockholm University (SU), Sweden, and the University of Tartu (UT), Estonia. During their four-semester studies, students study in three different universities: the first semester is taught in Kaunas, the second in Mainz; for the third semester students choose between Stockholm and Tartu; and the fourth semester students stay at the university of their MA thesis main supervisor. With its geographical focus on the entire Baltic-Sea region, the programme is unique amongst all sociolinguistic MA programmes in Europe in the width of languages and societies covered by the programme. Competencies Acquired The programme aims to educate specialists who with their solid linguistic training will be able to conduct research on multilingualism and disseminate their results not only within the academia but also amongst the different stakeholder groups, including politicians. Career Opportunities The graduates of the programme can expect to find employment in the following fields: - Academic sphere, e.g., research tasks and/or doctoral studies in sociolinguistics, cross-cultural communication, identity, multilingualism, regionalism, etc.; - Counselling on multilingualism issues at political and cultural institutions, including the EU institutions; - Counselling and teaching on multilingualism issues in educational institutions of all levels; - Counselling business and finance organizations in issues involving multilingualism and regional and economic cooperation; - Various international, national and regional public and private sector institutions and projects concerned with multilingualism, language planning and policy; - Mass media (with additional qualifications), e.g., in fields such as political journalism. Access Requirements Bachelor Degree or equivalent in Humanities or Social Sciences is required. The Bachelor Degree shall contain at least 30 ECTS in the field of linguistics or philology. Application Procedure Required Documents: - Application form; - Bachelor degree diploma with supplement in the original language and translated into English, and: a) Approved by “Appostille” - for citizens of countries acceding to the 1961 Hague Convention; b) Legalized by the Centre of Quality Assessment in Higher Education (www.skvc.lt) in Lithuania - for other countries citizens; - Proof of English proficiency (TOEFL, IELTC, etc.); - Copy of passport or other document of identification; - 1 recent passport size photos (3 x 4 cm); - Copy of document showing paid application fee 50 EUR; - Letter of motivation (300 – 500 words); - Curriculum vitae. [-]

Master in Russian Studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Vilnius University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The programme builds on a previously completed four-year BA programme in any philology and defended BA thesis and Russian language [+]

ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS The programme builds on a previously completed four-year BA programme in any philology and defended BA thesis and Russian language level C1. Candidates who do not have a mark for a BA thesis and/or Russian language level C1 take an entrance examination. Facts Qualification awarded: RUSISTICS Level: Master Study field: Philology Scope of programme (ECTS): 120 Language of instruction: Russian Length of programme (years): 2 years Tuition fee per year: 2000 EUR [-]

Master in English Studies (Literature, Linguistics, Culture)

Vilnius University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Lithuania Vilnius

The second-cycle English Studies Programme is unique in the Baltic States. It covers three aspects of study: literatures written in the English language, English linguistics and culture of English-speaking countries [+]

Best Masters in Linguistics in Lithuania 2017. The second-cycle English Studies Programme is unique in the Baltic States. It covers three aspects of study: literatures written in the English language, English linguistics and culture of English-speaking countries, mainly, the United Kingdom, Canada, USA and Ireland. The three components are interrelated; however, students are provided with an array of optional courses, which helps them narrow down their area of study to one aspect, if they are inclined to do so. The language of instruction is English. The programme is offered for those have completed their first-cycle university studies. The programme is taught in four semesters; it is completed by defending an MA thesis written in a selected field of study. ADMISSION REQUIREMENTS Applicants for this master's programme should have at least a Bachelor's degree or an equivalent in a field related to the desired Master's Degree. Applicants whose first language is not English and whose primary language of instruction of their bachelor‘s programme completed was not English are required to prove their English proficiency by submitting the results: - IELTS score: 6.5 - TOEFL score: 560 (paper based) or 90 (iBT internet –based test) - CAE certificate (Cambridge Certificate in Advanced English) - CPE certificate (Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency) - ALTE (Association of Language Testers in Europe) [-]