Master's Degree in Applied Linguistics in Tromsø in Norway

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Applied Linguistics

A masters is awarded to students who have completed postgraduate level study in a specific field of study or area of professional practice while demonstrating a high level of mastery during the process.

The field of applied linguistics focuses on the processes of both learning and using language. Multilingualism is one of the areas of this field. Both language teachers and translators use knowledge gained in applied linguistics in their careers.

Norway (Norge) is the westernmost, northernmost — and in fact the easternmost — of the three Scandinavian countries. Norway is well known for its amazing and varied scenery. The fjords in the west of the country are long narrow inlets, flanked on either side by tall mountains where the sea penetrates far inland. The ultimate responsibility for the education lies with the Norwegian Ministry of Education and Research.

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Master's of Philosophy in English Linguistics

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years August 2018 Norway Tromsø

The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme. [+]

The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme.

Programme description

The Master's degree programme in English Linguistics covers graduate level studies in English linguistics and is to be seen as an extension of work at the Bachelor's level. The programme places special emphasis on the formal aspects of grammar, in particular, syntax and phonology. The programme has a strong comparative component, although the study of English naturally maintains a central place in the programme. Students will develop insight into the structure of language in general and of English in particular, social and geographic variation, as well as the historical development and acquisition of English. At the Master's level, students will develop special interests based on their coursework and will write either a Master's Thesis or two article-length papers whose main empirical focus should be in English.... [-]