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If a scholar wants to continue studying after earning a bachelor’s degree, he or she may start a Master of Arts. This graduate-level program usually takes between one and two years to complete and often focuses on liberal or fine arts. What is an MA in Language Studies? Language studies can take on different forms at different schools. For example, some universities may allow scholars to stu… Read more

If a scholar wants to continue studying after earning a bachelor’s degree, he or she may start a Master of Arts. This graduate-level program usually takes between one and two years to complete and often focuses on liberal or fine arts.

What is an MA in Language Studies? Language studies can take on different forms at different schools. For example, some universities may allow scholars to study a specific language while others may give students a broader understanding of linguistics. These programs usually provide participants with practical language training as well as a conceptual understanding of theories and histories. The core topics covered could include language studies research, culture studies, literature and society, language in society, second language teaching methodology, and other linguistics-related courses.

This language-oriented study gives students enviable communication skills and cultural awareness that can make a person empathetic and personable. Participants may also become more organized thanks to the required research projects. The high-level organization skills could be attractive to employers.

Before applying, students may want to know how much this type of master’s degree costs. Tuition can vary based on the school, its location, the duration of the program and the year of study. The best way to get an accurate estimate is to contact a school directly.

Scholars who have an MA in Language Studies may be prepared for a wide variety of careers. For example, students have gone on to become translators, interpreters, journalists, professors, humanitarians, human resource officers, tutors, financial associates and international travel consultants. While this education does provide a person with a lot of transferable skills, some graduates choose to use it as a base for even more schooling.

No matter where people are in the world, they may be able to study for an MA in Language Studies. Universities around the globe offer this degree both online and on campus. Learning more is easy. Search for your program below and contact directly the admission office of the school of your choice by filling in the lead form.

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Zhejiang University International Business School
Jiaxing , China

The Master of China Studies (MCS) is an MA-level degree program with a strong focus on China’s economic, cultural, and societal context. Zhejiang University International Busi ... +

The Master of China Studies (MCS) is an MA-level degree program with a strong focus on China’s economic, cultural, and societal context. Zhejiang University International Business School (ZIBS), partnering with the Institute of China Studies, infuses business trends into the longstanding China Studies program. The interdisciplinary curriculum allows students to work analytically, and to gain an in-depth understanding of China. ZIBS provides academic support, corporate support, and teaching space. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English, Chinese
Sep 2020
Campus
 
York St John University
York , United Kingdom

If you are interested in how the language we use can affect wealth, opportunities and privilege in society then this is the course for you. On this Language & Social Justi ... +

If you are interested in how the language we use can affect wealth, opportunities and privilege in society then this is the course for you. On this Language & Social Justice MA, you will examine the contribution of Applied Linguistics to a range of social justice agendas. Benefitting from studying within a School which is renowned for its excellence and innovation in learning and teaching, as well as its world-leading research in language and social justice, you will become part of our thriving research community. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University Saint-Joseph
Dubai , United Arab Emirates

Since its foundation in 1980, the School of Translators and Interpreters of Beirut (ETIB) has been training senior translators and interpreters with the highest standards to m ... +

Since its foundation in 1980, the School of Translators and Interpreters of Beirut (ETIB) has been training senior translators and interpreters with the highest standards to master Arabic, French and English languages as well as intercultural competencies by helping them to adapt to cultural differences, sharpen strong analytical and deductive skills, and develop professional judgment. Member of CIUTI (International Standing Conference of University Institutes of Translators and Interpreters) and of the FIT (International Federation of Translators), recognized by the AIIC (International Association of Conference Interpreters), and having a long-standing and close relation with the United Nations and the European Parliament, ETIB aspires to be an active member among the university institutions of the world and a pole of excellence in the fields of research and innovation in the Arab world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
15 - 24 months
English, Arabic
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Eastern Finland
Joensuu , Finland

This program, taught entirely in English and aimed at international applicants, seeks to provide an opportunity to study English from a variety of literary and linguistic pers ... +

This program, taught entirely in English and aimed at international applicants, seeks to provide an opportunity to study English from a variety of literary and linguistic perspectives. The degree consists of coursework and a research thesis. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Sep 2021
20 Jan 2021
Campus
 
Bar-Ilan University
Ramat Gan , Israel

The Linguistics Division provides the students with a solid foundation in both theoretical and applied linguistics. Each student's program is constructed by the individual stu ... +

The Linguistics Division provides the students with a solid foundation in both theoretical and applied linguistics. Each student's program is constructed by the individual student and his/her supervisors. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
2 years
English
Oct 2020
Campus
 
Hong Kong Baptist University - Faculty of Arts
Hong Kong

The M.A. in Translation & Bilingual Communication Programme aims to provide, at the postgraduate level and with the needs of main target groups in mind, focused and vigoro ... +

The M.A. in Translation & Bilingual Communication Programme aims to provide, at the postgraduate level and with the needs of main target groups in mind, focused and vigorous training in Translation and Bilingual Communication. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Department of English
Hong Kong

The MA in English Studies for the Professions (MAESP) programme provides students with an understanding of the theory and practice of English in educational and professional c ... +

The MA in English Studies for the Professions (MAESP) programme provides students with an understanding of the theory and practice of English in educational and professional contexts. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
The George Washington University - Elliott School Of International Affairs
Washington , USA

The aim of the Masters in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies is to enable students to develop a deep and broad understanding of the region and its trials and contributions

The aim of the Masters in Latin American and Hemispheric Studies is to enable students to develop a deep and broad understanding of the region and its trials and contributions -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
31 Aug 2020
Campus
 
Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University
Suzhou , China

The MA China Studies provides you with in-depth knowledge of China’s history, politics, society and economy, in order to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of China’ ... +

The MA China Studies provides you with in-depth knowledge of China’s history, politics, society and economy, in order to equip you with a comprehensive understanding of China’s complex socio-economic system. This knowledge will give you unique and important insights, as well as language training in Mandarin critical to operating and decision-making in the Chinese context. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
18 months
English, Chinese
01 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Roehampton London
London , United Kingdom

This programme aims to address the growing demand for translators with skills in translating technical texts.

This programme aims to address the growing demand for translators with skills in translating technical texts. -
MA
Full-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
 
USI Università della Svizzera italiana
Lugano , Switzerland

The Master's course proposed by the Institute of Italian Studies presents a peculiarity that is totally unique with respect to the educational offer of the other Universities, ... +

The Master's course proposed by the Institute of Italian Studies presents a peculiarity that is totally unique with respect to the educational offer of the other Universities, because it is based on a study plan consisting of courses that, every year, are gathered around a specific theme: thematic unit that becomes a stimulus and a concrete opportunity for interdisciplinarity. It intends to offer its students the acquisition of a mature right of citizenship in the domain of the word, which will allow them to question the present, to consciously set out towards the future and, above all, to recognize their own uniqueness of persons. -
MA
Full-time
4 semesters
Italian
Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Turin
Turin , Italy

The 2-year MA program (Laurea Magistrale) in English and American Studies at the University of Torino is a graduate program in the humanities focusing on English and North Ame ... +

The 2-year MA program (Laurea Magistrale) in English and American Studies at the University of Torino is a graduate program in the humanities focusing on English and North American language/linguistics, literature and cultures, analyzed in an interdisciplinary and comparative perspective. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
23 Sep 2020
Campus
 
Eötvös Loránd University
Budapest , Hungary

In this program, students become proficient in understanding and producing academic and media-oriented publications in the fields of English literature, socio-cultural history ... +

In this program, students become proficient in understanding and producing academic and media-oriented publications in the fields of English literature, socio-cultural history of the English language-based cultures (especially Great Britain, Ireland, Canada and Australia), applied and theoretical linguistics, mediating in English and their native language in specialised cultural, economic and political areas, teaching and transmitting knowledge concerning English literature and linguistics, and English language-based cultures and societies. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
07 Sep 2020
Campus
 
University of Pécs
Pécs , Hungary

The goal of the degree program is to train experts in the field of English Studies who have sound theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge of the English language a ... +

The goal of the degree program is to train experts in the field of English Studies who have sound theoretical, methodological and practical knowledge of the English language and can apply such knowledge in practice. They have thorough knowledge and understanding of the literature, culture and the social and political systems of English-speaking countries, including Great Britain, Ireland and Canada, the major trends and research fields of modern theoretical and applied linguistics and their results that mainly apply to the English language. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Campus
 
Tufts University - Graduate School of Arts and Sciences
Medford , USA

The department also offers a Master of Arts in German with a Teaching Certification in conjunction with the education department. The degree is designed to prepare highly qual ... +

The department also offers a Master of Arts in German with a Teaching Certification in conjunction with the education department. The degree is designed to prepare highly qualified secondary school teachers. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
Aug 2020
Campus
 

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