Masters Programs in Languages

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A masters degree in languages is a post graduate degree program that is designed to impart the necessary skills to the students in order to facilitate their integration to the professional applications world relating to the knowledge of languages in multicultural environments. The masters program’s studies integrate the information concepts and information technology knowledge in the dissemination of the knowledge to the students. With an increasing need to improve the applications of languages in both the professional and practical aspects of the language, professionals who can make possible this need are becoming increasingly in demand. A master in languages is expected to take on this task of understanding the applications in the society and find ways of utilizing them in order to have the best possible effect on the society.

A masters degree in languages also seeks to offer the students an in depth understanding of the use of the language. The students get to obtain these skills courtesy of researchers in the field that have a wealth of experience in the professional application of languages. There are several career opportunities that are available for graduates of the program in such places as: language centers in universities, language schools, universities, primary and secondary education in any country and support centers for immigrants, research centers and publishing.

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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.... [-]


Master's Courses "Russian As A Foreign Language"

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Chelyabinsk

The purpose of the program is to provide in-depth knowledge in the field of linguistics and the methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. Magistrates have the opportunity to gain practical experience both in research and in teaching Russian as a foreign language. [+]

Master of Arts in Russian

Южно-Уральский государственный университет , Chelyabinsk

Master's program "Russian as a foreign language" in the direction of 45.04.01 Philology

The purpose of the program is to provide in-depth knowledge in the field of linguistics and the methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. Magistrates have the opportunity to gain practical experience both in research and in teaching Russian as a foreign language.

Graduates of the master's degree have knowledge in the field of linguistics, theory and methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language.

In the magistracy students are taught courses on all the sections of the methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language; on topical problems of the modern Russian language; on the fundamentals of test theory and testing practice; on lingvokulturologii and ethnopsycholinguistics.... [-]


Master' Degree in European, American and Postcolonial Language and Literature (English Studies Curriculum and American Studies Curriculum)

Ca' Foscari University of Venice
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Venice

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities. [+]

This Second Cycle Degree Programme provides advanced knowledge of the languages, literature and cultures of European, American and postcolonial countries, promoting cross-cultural perspectives within a solid background in humanities.This degree programme offers the possibility to get a double/joint degree with other European Universities.

European Joint Master’s Degree in English and American Studies with Otto-Friedrich Universität - Bamberg (Germany), Karl-Franzens Universität - Graz (Austria), Pécsi Tudományegyetem - Pécs (Hungary), Université Paris Diderot - Paris 7 (France). Double Degree with Universidade do Espírito Santo (Brazil), Universidad de Huelva (Spain) or with Universidad de Sevilla (Spain). Double Degree with Université Sorbonne Nouvelle - Paris 3 (France), Humboldt-Universität - Berlino (Germany) Link to the Degree Programme page Link to the application procedure page Curricula available Literature and Cultures English and American Literary and Cultural Studies Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones Access to the programme ... [-]

The Teaching of German as a Foreign Language Program

Hellenic Open University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Greece Patras

The aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt German Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of German as a foreign language by actively engaging them in theoretical and practical studies in the domain of language teaching methodology, and in accordance with the ever-increasing demands of the current local and international labor market. [+]

The aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt German Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of German as a foreign language by actively engaging them in theoretical and practical studies in the domain of language teaching methodology, and in accordance with the ever-increasing demands of the current local and international labor market.

Programme ECTS credits: 120

Classification according to ISCED-2011 of Unesco based on the level of Education: 7 based on the field of Education: 14 Teaching training & Education Science Classification according to ISCED-2013 of Unesco based on the field of Education: 0114-Teacher training with subject specialization Course Structure ... [-]

Master in Russian Language, Literature and Culture for foreigners

Novosibirsk State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Novosibirsk

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia. [+]

This program integrates the study of Russian language, literature, and culture. It does not only prepare lecturers of Russian as a foreign language, but also and foremost multi-skilled experts who have a good command of Russian, who are familiar with Russian literature and culture, who are able to work in joint ventures, and also in their country’s educational, scientific and cultural organizations interacting with Russia.

Program goal

This program aims at preparing graduates for solving complex problems requiring the utilization of philological knowledge and skills in educational organizations, in scientific research centers, in cultural organizations, in advertising and travel agencies, in the media, in the area of intercultural communication and in other fields of social and human activity, where knowledge of Russian as a foreign language is necessary. Additionally, one of the objectives of the program is to improve practical Russian proficiency up to TRKI 3 (test of Russian as a Foreign Language, C1).... [-]


Master French Language

West Catholic University - Université Catholique de l’Ouest
Campus Full time 4 semesters September 2018 France Angers

The objective of this master is to enable students to acquire theoretical and practical skills in teaching French as a foreign language. [+]

TRAINING OBJECTIVES

The objective of this master is to enable students to acquire theoretical skills and teaching practices of French as a foreign language - exercise the teaching profession - ensuring educational activity and supervision of trainers - build teaching French as a foreign language materials at the national or international level.

+ THE TRAINING A professional training with an internship (2 to 5 months) in France or abroad - Interventions of specialized professionals - Close-knit promotions and personalized educational support - a common curriculum and a unique promotion for students face and distance, a collaboration between students - This master is offered in initial or continuous training, or distance. Most of the master-face: A course offered at a university incorporating a French language center to allow alternate theory and practice. Partnership agreements with over 85 universities worldwide. Most remote master: Training via a multimedia platform: forum, wiki, reactivity. - A interactivity between students on the campus of UCO and students of distance courses. ADMISSION ... [-]

Master of Laws in Chinese Business

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics
Campus Full time 3 years September 2018 China Chengdu Germany Berlin + 2 more

3 years postgraduate degree program, which starts every late February or early September. [+]

Duration of the Program: 3 years postgraduate degree program, which starts every late February or early September. The first year, Chinese language study; Second year, Chinese business laws study; Third year: Practice and thesis.

Language of instruction: English

Fees

Tuition Fees: To promote this new international program, with the condition of applying before the year of 2015, the tuition fee for the Master of Laws in Chinese Business program is waived by the SWUFE.

Living Costs: Overall personal living expenses vary depending on personal choices. An estimate of 1200 RMB per month for general living expenses is a realistic calculation for Chengdu city.

Accommodation Fees: In campus accommodation fee is 500 RMB per month. ... [-]


Research Degrees (MPhil/PhD) in Japanese and Korean Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 3 years September 2018 United Kingdom London + 1 more

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea. [+]

Research Degrees in Japanese and Korean Studies

Mode of Attendance: Full Time or Part Time

The Department is able to supervise MPhil and PhD degrees by research and thesis in a wide range of cultural and linguistic subjects. Intending research students should not feel constrained to limit their choice of topics to those indicated against the names of current staff members (postgraduate students have recently been working on a range of topics that include Japanese cinema, Kabuki texts, modern Japanese linguistics and literature, Meiji historical texts, Korean linguistics, and literature, Korean colonial and eighteenth-century history). Research undertaken at MPhil and PhD level is based on literary, documentary, and archive material available at SOAS and also gathered during fieldwork in Japan and Korea.... [-]


Master in Simultaneous Translations

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia St. Petersburg

The programme ‘Simultaneous Translation (German)’ is the outcome of collaboration between SPbU and one of the largest centers of translator training — the Military University of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow [+]

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

The programme ‘Simultaneous Translation (German)’ is the outcome of collaboration between SPbU and one of the largest centers of translator training — the Military University of the Ministry of Defence of the Russian Federation, Moscow The programme of training German language simultaneous interpreters is unique and the first of its kind in St Petersburg and the Northwestern Federal District of Russia. The graduates are highly employable Academic and teaching staff with unique expertise in different kinds of consecutive and simultaneous interpreting. The majority of the staff are professional practitioners The programme is taught in German The programme is in line with current requirements, which facilitates international mobility and positive feedback highlighting the high level of professional competences of exchange students from St Petersburg State University studying in Germany or other German-speaking countries Close ties with leading German centers of translator training, a unique opportunity to participate in international academic mobility programmes and study at one of the SPbU partner universities, scholarship programmes of the German Academic Exchange Service (DAAD) Close links with employers providing effective internships and advisory support to students preparing their master theses at top German centers of language, education and culture, joint German-Russian enterprises, and translation departments of Russian companies Modern teaching methods an technologies supported by best practices of Russian and German universities Many courses are taught by visiting professors and lecturers from Germany ... [-]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures

University of Verona
Campus Full time 2 years October 2018 Italy Verona

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. [+]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literature

The Master’s Degree in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures (LM 37) aims to provide students with a highly qualified formation, in a comparative perspective, in the fields of the five taught languages – French, English, Russian, Spanish, German – and of their respective literature. Besides, students’ linguistic and literary knowledge will be extended to the extra-European variants of these languages and cultures (in the Euro-Mediterranean, Euro-American, and postcolonial areas). The course is therefore meant to open up to worldwide cooperation in the fields of formation, research, and cultural enterprise. In this view, starting from a.y. 2017/2018, the Master’s Degree LM37 has opted for an internationalized statute with a teaching program to be held wholly in English. This degree qualifies as a highly internationally oriented program, opening out to the world and promoting the enrolment of non-Italian speaking students.... [-]


Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning

Universidad de La Sabana, Department of Foreign Languages and Cultures
Online Full time 2 years January 2019 Colombia Chia

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program [+]

Awarded by the Universidad de La Sabana Graduate Diploma in Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) awarded by Anaheim University

Introduction

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program is taught jointly by the Universidad de La Sabana in Chía, Colombia, and Anaheim University in Anaheim, California, USA. The program is taught under an agreement between the two universities.

Program description

The Master in English Language Teaching for Self-Directed Learning program provides participants with further professional development in the areas of language and self-directed learning, reflective teaching and research. It also seeks new alternatives in language teaching and learning which, through research and innovation, will contribute to the implementation of self-directed learning environments in educational institutions in response to the needs of 21st-century learners.... [-]


Official Master's Degree - Chinese Didactics For Spanish Speakers

Universidad Autónoma de Barcelona
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Barcelona

The Master in Chinese Didactics for Spanish speakers is the only official master's degree in Spain devoted entirely to the teaching of Chinese. It has a strong professional character and is aimed at graduates, preferably in the field of Humanities, with solid knowledge of Chinese and who want to dedicate themselves to teaching the language. [+]

The Master in Chinese Didactics for Spanish speakers is the only official master's degree in Spain devoted entirely to the teaching of Chinese .

It has a strong professional character and is aimed at graduates, preferably in the field of Humanities, with solid knowledge of Chinese and who want to dedicate themselves to teaching the language.

One of the highlights of the master is the compulsory module of classroom practices with different student profiles. These will be carried out in different collaborating centers referring to the teaching of Chinese in the Barcelona area.

The eminently practical and professional approach is completed with the inclusion of credits of research methodology, which will allow access to a PhD to students who want to continue their studies.... [-]


Master in Foreign Language-English

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. [+]

Master in Foreign Language-English

The specialty was opened in 2002 under the name of “Language Studies”. The requirement for Language Studies is designed to ensure that students receive basic training in all the most central areas of old and modern English linguistics. The program requires a total of about 15-20 subject hours, broken down into the following major categories:

Linguistics Core Courses LING 100 - Introduction to Language Science LING 210 - Language History LING 301 - Elements of Syntax English Morphology English Phonology Stylistics of English English Lexicology Theoretical Course On Dissertation English Semasiology

The mission of the English Language Studies is to instill in our students a deep appreciation for language and its application to the needs of society. We seek to provide the foundational skills, attitudes, and knowledge necessary for students to make meaningful contributions in the fields of English Language Teaching and Linguistics.... [-]


Master's Degree In Catalan Language And Literature: Knowledge And Critical Analysis Of Intangible Heritage (MCAP)

Universidad de las Islas Baleares - UIB
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Palma de Mallorca

It is a master's degree in advanced studies in Catalan philology, but it is distinguished from the others in this area by studying Catalan language and literature from the perspective of considering them essential elements of intangible cultural heritage. In this sense, the Master's Degree in Catalan Language and Literature: knowledge and critical analysis of intangible heritage incorporates, together with the most classical philological subjects (sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, literary studies, etc.), knowledge of fields such as popular culture , linguistic ethnography or the critical theories of cultural contact. [+]

What does it consist of?

It is a master's degree in advanced studies in Catalan philology, but it is distinguished from the others in this area by studying Catalan language and literature from the perspective of considering them essential elements of intangible cultural heritage. In this sense, the Master's Degree in Catalan Language and Literature: knowledge and critical analysis of intangible heritage incorporates, together with the most classical philological subjects (sociolinguistics, dialectology, pragmatics, literary studies, etc.), knowledge of fields such as popular culture , linguistic ethnography or the critical theories of cultural contact.

What will you learn?

The Master is an introduction to research in Catalan language and literature and offers a vision of the linguistic fact, literary manifestations and Catalan popular culture as intangible heritage. In addition to deepening the various areas of study of the Catalan language and literature, it includes training in more practical areas such as text editing, linguistic advice, translation, proofreading, etc.... [-]


Master in English

Across the Pond
Campus Full time August 2018 United Kingdom Aberdeen Belfast Brighton Canterbury Cardiff Chester Cirencester Colchester Edinburgh Epsom Exeter Falmouth Farnham Glasgow Guildford Huddersfield Leeds Leicester Lincoln Liverpool London Loughborough Manchester Newcastle Norwich Nottingham Oxford Reading Rochester Sheffield + 28 more

The subject of English is one of the most wide-ranging subjects of study offered at the university. Although the focus is on literature, the nature of English literature exposes students to thinking in other realms of history, politics, philosophy and more. [+]

The subject of English is one of the most wide-ranging subjects of study offered at the university. Although the focus is on literature, the nature of English literature exposes students to thinking in other realms of history, politics, philosophy and more.

This makes the UK, with its world-renown education system, one of the best places in the world to study such a multi-disciplinary subject. Another thrill for English literature students, specific to the UK, is the knowledge that many of the authors studied in class were not only from the UK but often still have remnants around the country for students to visit, such as the houses of Jane Austen, the Bronte sisters, Shakespeare, Thomas Hardy, Wordsworth and so many more.... [-]