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Programs with the title "Master of Arts" traditionally consist of liberal arts subjects such as philosophy, history, or literature. Masters of Arts are postgraduate programs that can be taken after an earned degree in an undergraduate degree program (Bachelor). Masters of Arts programs have the title "M.A.","Master of Arts" or "MA".

Linguistics is the science-based study of human language. Its students seek to understand the context, structure, and meaning of languages by comparing existing human languages and studying their similarities and differences. Areas of study include phonology, semantics, and syntax.

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SOAS University of London

MA Applied Japanese Linguistics ... [+]

MA Applied Japanese Linguistics

Please note that this MA has now been replaced by MA Applied Linguistics and Language Pedagogy (ALLP).

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Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

The MA programme in Language Documentation and Description is intended for students who wish to specialise in the documentation and description of languages, with a focus ... [+]

MA Language Documentation and Description

Duration: One calendar year (full-time), two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Entry Requirements: Upper-second class degree (or equivalent)

Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications usually invited

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Today, there are around 6-7,000 languages spoken in the world and it is widely agreed that at least half of those are under threat of extinction within 50 to 100 years. Language documentation is a new sub-discipline within linguistics that has emerged as a response to the growing crisis of language endangerment. It emphasises data collection methodologies, in two ways: first, in encouraging researchers to collect and record a wide range of linguistic phenomena in genuine communicative situations; and secondly, in its use of high-quality sound and video recording to make sure that the results are the best possible record of the language.... [-]

Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

MA Linguistics at SOAS is a modular programme which combines the intensive study of the core areas of formal linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics - w ... [+]

MA Linguistics

Duration: One calendar year (full-time), two or three years (part-time, daytime only)

Minimum Entry Requirements: Minimum upper second class honours degree (or equivalent)

Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications usually invited

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

Modern linguistics is the scientific study of all aspects of the world’s languages from their sound systems and grammatical structure through to the interaction of language with culture, the study of meaning in language, and the use of language in modern technology. Linguists try to establish what types of structures are shared by different languages and the extent to which language may differ from each other.... [-]

Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
Part-time
1 - 3 years
Campus
SOAS University of London

This two-year programme is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or A ... [+]

MA Linguistics and Language

Minimum Entry Requirements: Upper-second class degree (or equivalent)

Interview Policy: Candidates with ‘non-standard’ qualifications usually invited

Start of programme: September intake only

Mode of Attendance: Full-time

Who is this programme for?:

The programme is run on a modular basis to suit students with little or no training in linguistics who:

Wish to acquire a more profound knowledge of the discipline or take the degree as a conversion course before proceeding to a research degree. Are looking to gain a working knowledge of an Asian, Middle Eastern or African language.

This two-year programme is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or Asian languages. At the end of the programme, students will be able to embark on professional careers in language-related fields with emphasis on the region in which the language chosen for the programme is spoken. They will also be able to undertake further study, e.g. for a research degree in linguistics.... [-]

Singapore
September 2019
Full-time
2 years
Campus