Master of Science Programs in Language Studies

Compare 5 Master of Science Degrees in Language Studies

If a student is interested in science, technology, or mathematics, she or he can choose to earn a Master of Science once after completing an undergraduate program. This program takes 1-2 years to complete and consists of courses, studies, and independent research that focus on a specific field of study.

What is an MSc in Language Studies? This degree is centered on the methods and theories of understanding and translating languages. By using several social sciences to help study and interpret language, scholars can receive a deep understanding of their field of study. Most graduates choose a specific language to study and learn such as French or Chinese. Some courses may offer work-based study and exercises.

There are many benefits of choosing a degree in language studies. Students can master a language of their choice and may gain important translating skills. They can also learn how to communicate well in their own language, which can help them in both their education and personal life.

The cost of receiving this Master of Science degree may fluctuate due to the school or program a student chooses. It’s wise for those interested in receiving this degree to do research beforehand.

Studying language can be the opportunity of a lifetime and might open up many interesting careers. Tour guides, international journalists, and multinational business managers are a few exciting jobs that could allow program participants to travel across the world. Other careers, such as language professors and intelligence specialists, may be available. Translators are needed in many fields, such as the government, business, and nonprofit careers.

There are many online opportunities students can take advantage of to earn their MSc in Language Studies. If distance learning courses are not the desired option, classes can be found both locally and internationally. 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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MSc Arab World Studies - Language Based (LBAS)

Durham University
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 United Kingdom Durham

The MSc Arab World Studies is intended to provide rigorous, research-driven, interdisciplinary, masters-level education and training. It is committed to providing a supportive learning environment that seeks to combine critical and practical reasoning so as to attain the following aims: [+]

Description

The MSc in Arab World Studies is intended to provide rigorous, research-driven, interdisciplinary, masters-level education and training. It is committed to providing a supportive learning environment that seeks to combine critical and practical reasoning so as to attain the following aims:

The programme is designed to establish a cadre of exceptional researchers, qualified at the Masters level, with skills and knowledge sufficient for the conduct of research in and on the Arab World.

To recruit students of high calibre who have not previously completed any substantive research training and who have few or no Arabic language skills.

To provide generic training in research methods and methodologies to provide a foundation in a broad range of social science research methods as well as basic research and transferable skills that all students in the social sciences require as deemed appropriate for ESRC recognition.... [-]


MSc Psychology of Language

University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This MSc programme aims to provide an advanced understanding of current research in psycholinguistics and is aimed primarily at students who are considering advanced research in the area. You will develop an up-to-date knowledge of a broad range of areas of the psychology of language and acquire the statistical and methodological skills that allow you to conduct novel research in the field. [+]

Programme overview

Psycholinguistics is a specialised area of psychology focusing on the mental representations and processes that underlie human language use

This MSc programme aims to provide an advanced understanding of current research in psycholinguistics and is aimed primarily at students who are considering advanced research in the area. You will develop an up-to-date knowledge of a broad range of areas of the psychology of language and acquire the statistical and methodological skills that allow you to conduct novel research in the field.

We study how people are able to produce or comprehend language, and how groups of people are able to interact in dialogue. This study ranges from single words to entire texts and deals with written and spoken language.... [-]


MSc Speech & Langage Processing

University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2019 United Kingdom Edinburgh + 1 more

This programme covers all areas of speech and language processing, from phonetics, speech synthesis and speech recognition, to natural language understanding and machine translation. [+]

Programme overview

This programme covers all areas of speech and language processing, from phonetics, speech synthesis and speech recognition, to natural language understanding and machine translation

The flexible nature of the programme allows students to take courses ranging across other areas of linguistics, informatics, cognitive science and psychology.

The programme is co-taught by faculty from Linguistics and Informatics, both of which are the best in the UK and world leading in their fields. This programme draws on the combined expertise of these subject areas to deliver a broad range of courses, all informed by current research being conducted at Edinburgh.

On the programme, you will feel connected to these active research programmes and will be taught by leading researchers in their respective fields. The dissertation project provides an opportunity for you to directly connect with active research projects.... [-]


MSc Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Campus Full time 1 year September 2019 China Ningbo

The MSc in Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China is an innovative one-year full-time taught programme producing highly skilled graduates best placed to succeed in one of the world’s most dynamic, vibrant and rewarding countries. [+]

MSc Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China

The MSc in Business, Economy and Society of Contemporary China is an innovative one-year full-time taught programme producing highly skilled graduates best placed to succeed in one of the world’s most dynamic, vibrant and rewarding countries. It has been created to meet the demand from industry and business for graduates who have in-depth knowledge of contemporary China.

The programme is open to both international students and those from the People’s Republic of China and will supply you with the tools you need to develop a rewarding career in a country poised to become the world's biggest economy.

Business decision making is a highly case sensitive process and requires a profound understanding of the environments in which a decision is taken. A successful business education not only teaches students the theories but also teaches them where to apply them and in what circumstances.... [-]


MSc Business Translation and Interpreting

University of Strathclyde: Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
Campus Full time Part time August 2019 United Kingdom Glasgow

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to the advanced level study of history while deepening your historical understanding and awareness. [+]

Why this course?

This taught postgraduate programme aims to introduce you to the advanced level study of history while deepening your historical understanding and awareness.

You’re offered a wide choice of classes as well as rigorous training in historical research methods and sources. You can choose to study thematic, historiographical or theoretical topics across a broad chronological and geographical range. There’s also the possibility of specialising in a particular area such as:

international relations history in the 19th and 20th centuries early modern Scottish history You’ll study

There’s a wide choice of classes within a flexible curriculum.

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