Master of Arts Degree in Humanities Studies in South Korea

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Humanities Studies

A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. A master's degree prepares students to lead or manage. A master's degree also prepares a person for a range of pursuits through specialized study of a field.

Humanities and social sciences promotes and understanding of a wide variety of skills by providing students with a huge variety of courses. The skillsets students learn might be valuable across a huge number of industries in the growing global job market.

The institutions of higher education included regular four-year colleges and universities. Education is taken very seriously in South Korea, and the country is home to several world class universities, many of which have exchange agreements with various foreign universities, and are a good way for foreigners to experience life in the country.

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Master in Linguistic Theory and Language Description

Higher School of Economics
Campus Full time 2 years September 2019 South Korea Seoul

The programme is hosted by the School of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities. Our programme is one of the few MA programmes in theoretical linguistics that includes a strong interdisciplinary component and explains its relation to linguistics and language description: such as acoustic phonetics, sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology. [+]

Programme Overview

The programme is hosted by the School of Linguistics, Faculty of Humanities. Our programme is one of the few MA programmes in theoretical linguistics that includes a strong interdisciplinary component and explains its relation to linguistics and language description: such as acoustic phonetics, sociolinguistics and linguistic anthropology.

Our academic and research activities include:

introduction of our students to language diversity and to field studies of minority languages and dialects; studies of language variation and change; studies of Russian grammar and lexicon, as well as Russian Sign Language, in a typological perspective; introduction to the basics of the formal language modelling; discussions about language, field research and linguistic experiment from the interdisciplinary point of view – teaching psycholinguistics and linguistic anthropology; work with electronic corpora of different languages, as well as building them; teaching methods of linguistic data processing, statistic analysis and visualization, in R and Python; basics of instrumental phonetic analysis; help with conceiving and carrying out one’s own linguistic project. ... [-]