MA Linguistics

Leiden University

Program Description

MA Linguistics

Leiden University

The master’s programme in Linguistics at Leiden University is by any measure among the best in Europe, offering linguistics expertise that covers all corners of the world and the choice of ten areas of specialisation.

An unmatched curriculum

Within the master’s programme in Linguistics, you may choose one of ten specialisations, each offering a wide range of courses. You will examine issues from a broad range of perspectives and diverse theoretical approaches, including descriptive, experimental, theoretical and applied. You have the opportunity to choose from the widest selection of languages offered by any institution in the region. With an unmatched curriculum and flexible programme design, at Leiden you can truly customise your qualification to match your interests and career goals.

Specialisations

  • English Language and Linguistics (MA)
  • Chinese Linguistics (MA)
  • Comparative Indo-European Linguistics (MA)
  • Translation in Theory and Practice (Dutch/English) (MA)
  • French Language and Linguistics (MA)
  • German Language and Linguistics (MA)
  • Italian Language and Linguistics (MA)
  • Language and Communication (MA)
  • Language Diversity of Africa, Asia and Native America (MA)
  • Theoretical and Experimental Linguistics (MA)

Learn from experts

Academics from the renowned Leiden University Centre for Linguistics (LUCL) teach in the master’s programme in Linguistics. During your studies, you will have access to a breadth and depth of expertise that is almost unmatched in Europe, as well as exceptional resources such as the famous collections at the Leiden University Library. All courses are taught by a diverse group of scholars, all of whom are engaged in international research, which is also part of the teaching syllabus. Their expertise incorporates the latest theoretical knowledge and practice-based skills, such as translation or text analysis.

Close, individual tuition

At Leiden, our master’s students are considered valuable members of a close-knit academic community. Small classes, regular individual mentoring, and an informal, open-door policy, create an environment that is ideal for the exchange of ideas and the development of your knowledge and intellectual abilities. An important objective of the programme is to develop your aptitude for critical-thinking: in everything you do, from independent research to peer-to-peer feedback and in-class debates, you will learn to take a broad, investigative and critical approach to problem solving that can be applied to any future challenge, within any role.

Admission and Application

We invite motivated students from around the world to apply for the Master of Arts in Linguistics. Admission requirements may vary per specialisation, please visit the specialisation of your interest to find out more about the entry requirements:

https://www.universiteitleiden.nl/en/education/study-programmes/master/linguistics/admission-and-application

This school offers programs in:
  • English


Last updated December 19, 2017
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2,060 EUR
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