A master's degree is a postgraduate academic degree. One must already have an undergraduate degree to apply for a master's program. Most master's degree program would require students to complete a master's thesis or research paper.
Students taking a Master in Languages will be able to demonstrate main concepts in a range of linguistic disciplines while developing expertise in linguistics procedures. In addition to language development, students will take an interdisciplinary approach which requires critical thinking.
Students who complete a part of their degree in Asia are growing in numbers. Currently, the second and the third biggest economies are in Asia. Without limitation, students have described their time in Asia as the best experience of their lives. Today, three of the four most populated countries of the world are in Asia: China, India, and Indonesia.
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The Master of Chinese International Education prepares students for a professional career in teaching Chinese overseas. The College of International Students of Yunnan University provides students with a broad range of linguistic and cultural knowledge for use in the international arena. [+]
The Master of Chinese International Education prepares students for a professional career in teaching Chinese overseas. The College of International Students of Yunnan University provides students with a broad range of linguistic and cultural knowledge for use in the international arena.Application requirements Students must have good moral character (no criminal record) and be willing to abide by all laws, regulations, and rules of the PRC and Yunnan University. Students shall respect the social ethics and customs of China. Students must be in good physical health and meet the health standards for international students. Students must be under 40 years of age as well as holders of a bachelor’s degree. Students must hold an old HSK (Chinese proficiency exam) Band 6 or new HSK Band 5 or undergraduate degree related to Chinese language studies. Application methods ... [-]
As China raises its international profile in the spheres of economics, politics, and culture, it has declared high-level training for specialist translators and interpreters as one of the country's educational priorities. [+]
The MA is designed for native speakers of Chinese who have a high level of competence in English and wish to develop this further and native speakers of English who have a high level of competence in Chinese and wish to develop it further. It is also open to speakers of other languages than English and Chinese who have a high level of competence in both English and Chinese. The MA combines the theoretical, technological and practical training necessary for effective translation between English and Chinese. It also offers training and practice in bi-lateral interpreting between the two languages. The program is structured around a range of compulsory and elective modules. The compulsory modules provide the core skills and knowledge needed for translation and interpreting across a wide range of subjects, including the basic concepts of translation and interpreting theory.... [-]
Master's Degree program "Theory and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language" in Sholokhov University is an opportunity to study Russian language using an intermediate language. [+]
Master's Degree program "Theory and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language" in SMSUH is:the opportunity to study Russian language using an intermediate language; the opportunity to teach Russian language using an intermediate language as a result of the program; the program provides in-depth knowledge of the legal regulation of labor relations; the program introduces the fundamentals of tourist activity in the Russian Federation and the culture as a factor of tourist motivation; the possibility of obtaining the certificates on the studied subjects.
Practice: Practice-based centers of the Federal Agency for the Commonwealth of Independent States, compatriots living abroad and International Humanitarian Cooperation (Rossotrudnichestvo ) or its representatives.... [-]
The two-year Master in International Business and Languages teaches students to master the concepts and techniques relevant to international business whilst enabling them to gain extensive knowledge of core business strategies within a global economic context by learning crucial management concepts in different fields. [+]
The two-year Master in International Business and Languages teaches students to master the concepts and techniques relevant to international business whilst enabling them to gain extensive knowledge of core business strategies within a global economic context by learning crucial management concepts in different fields.
Today, successful business leaders must possess both the theoretical and empirical tools that equip them to make structured management decisions factoring various cultural, financial, commercial, social and political parameters. With this degree, students will grasp various International Economics concepts that will enable them to understand the impact of how current issues influence international business. By learning the concepts of Business Law, students will enhance their comprehension of the legal environment, helping them to decipher legal documents and practices that structure businesses.... [-]
You are thinking of improving your experience by adding a Masters Degree to your profile. If you are a fluent French speaker, the Master Degree in the French Language intended for students with the Arabic language as mother tongue can gear up your career. [+]
The one-year Master’s in Teaching French as a Foreign Language is designed for students to acquire the fundamental knowledge and skills required for teaching French in Arabic cultures. All courses are taught in French.
The program combine a taught semester covering solid the three key areas of this degree; inter-culturalism (relations between the French-speaking world and the Arab world), linguistics (French and contrastive, analyzed in the French-Arab area) and didactics (cognitive, psychological, cultural and practical). During the second semester, students complete an internship and gain practical experience of teaching to reinforce their knowledge and skills gained through academic study.... [-]
The mission of the Department of Japanese is to offer a variety of flexible courses and programs to meet a variety of social needs and educate students to be highly qualified citizens with advanced language skills and a global sense. [+]
The mission of the Department of Japanese is to offer a variety of flexible courses and programs to meet a variety of social needs, and educate students to be highly qualified citizens with advanced language skills and a global sense.
The Department of Japanese, originally the Department of Eastern Languages, was established in 1966, and has been offering courses on the Japanese language, economy, politics, and cultural study of Japan. Because of rapid increase of students studying Japanese and Japanese culture and society at Tamkang University, the Department started to offer two freshman classes in 1973. In 1985, the Department of Eastern Languages was renamed the Department of Japanese. With a continuous growth of student number, the Department of Japanese presently accepts about 240 undergraduates every year in three day-time classes (about 180 students) and one nigh-time class (about 60 students). The Department has also been offering the M.A. degree since 2006.The Department of Japanese was the first department at Tamkang University to set up one-year study abroad programs with partner universities in Japan. Every year, approximately fifty students participate in the programs and study in Japan for one academic year.... [-]
The purpose of the postgraduate program Greek Language and Literature is to use the tools of modern linguistics and the theory of literature in the study of Greek literature, with emphasis on the classical period, its evolution and its teaching. [+]
Purpose of the postgraduate program Greek Language and Literature Is the exploitation of the tools of modern linguistics and the theory of literature in the study of Greek literature, with emphasis on the classical period, its evolution over time and its teaching.
The postgraduate program is of interest because:Interweaves linguistics with literary studies Exploits textual linguistics, sociolinguistics and speech analysis in the study of literature Provides a dynamic interdisciplinary approach combining literary, cultural, sociological / anthropological and linguistic approaches Provides the necessary resources for effective teaching Provides the theoretical tools for interdisciplinary approaches Cultivates complex research skills necessary for postgraduate studies ... [-]
Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in Contemporary English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in... [+]
Duration: 2 years (Full-time)
Place: Hong Kong
Contemporary English Studies is one exciting area of teaching and research. The Department of English offers an Honours Degree programme and a postgraduate programme in English Studies. For us, English Studies embraces the study of Contemporary Literature in English, Applied Linguistic Studies and Language Studies. We recognize English as an international discourse or lingua franca, no longer a literature and language belonging to Britain and North America.
While we embrace a wide range of interests in applied linguistics, pedagogy and literary studies, we are especially strong oncritical theory semiotics critical digital literacy Asian Literatures in English Neo-Victorian Studies sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong Tragic drama and tragic discourse ... [-]
In the 2000-2001 academic year, taking into account the needs of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and the country's other regions, as well as neighboring countries "teacher of Russian language and teacher "specialty was opened at NSU. [+]
In the 2000-2001 academic year, taking into account the needs of Nakhchivan Autonomous Republic and the country's other regions, as well as neighboring countries "teacher of Russian language and teacher "specialty was opened at NSU.
In different years, the citizens of Russia and Turkey studied in this specialty. Currently, two Turkish citizens continue their education in the IV course of this specialty.
In 2009-2010 academic year, dealing with the transition to the new system, "teacher of Russian language and literature" has become "Russian language teacher" specialty.
In the chair, there are 9 teachers. Two of them are Ph.doctor on philology (head of the chair, assistant-professor), currently working on a doctoral thesis, 7 senior teachers, a teacher. There are a senior laboratory-assistant and a demonstrator in the chair.... [-]
The specialty of the French language operates about 19 years at the faculty of International Relations and Foreign Languages.Currently, 55 students study the French language in the I-IV courses. The specialty of the German language was established in 1999-2000 academic year and 15 students were accepted to the specialty in the same year. [+]
In the academic year 1998-1999, the chair of Western Europe and Eastern languages of History-Philology faculty was established at NSU and 15 students were accepted. In the early days of its inception, the Embassy of France and the department of its knowledge and co-operation paid special attention highly to this specialty and was equipped with specialty books, art books, technical facilities, audio-video cassettes, TV, videotape, and computers.
The specialty of the French language operates about 19 years at the faculty of International Relations and Foreign Languages.Currently, 55 students study the French language in the I-IV courses. 9 teachers and a laboratory assistant work in the chair. 5 French teacher (two of them Ph.D. on philology, an assistant-professor, two senior teachers, a doctor), 4 German teachers (3 senior teachers, a doctor).... [-]
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 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.... [-]
Ability to apply translation transformations for achieving the required level of equivalence and representation in all kinds of translation [+]
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEThe continuity of traditions of the oldest Russia’s schools of thought. Unique courses developed by SPbU experts, cutting-edge teaching techniques and technology. A wide range of research topics and methodologies in the area of foreign languages. Extensive training in a specialized and competitive area of translation.
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONInnovative Technology in Translation: French Innovative Technology in Translation: Spanish Innovative Technology in Translation: Italian
MAIN COURSESHistory of Language History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Screen Translation Computer-Aided Translation Tools Lexicology Methods of Linguistic Analysis General Translation Theory Fundamentals of Contrastive Linguistics Translation of Documentation Translation / Consecutive Interpreting from Russian Semiotics Philosophy of Language Literary Translation / Simultaneous Interpreting ... [-]
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 PROGRAMMEThe 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 ... [-]
Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue [+]
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONIntercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEUnique courses developed by SPbU leading experts. The programme is taught in German with some courses taught by native speakers. Students have an opportunity to study at one of the partner universities.
MAIN COURSESIntroduction to History of German Theatre and Cinema History of Germany in German Literature History of German Culture Creative Writing in the Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language Linguistic Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication German and Russian Idioms in the Dialogue of Cultures German and Russian Phraseology in Intercultural Communication German Philosophy in the German Cultural Context German Translation Problems in Interlingual Communication Comparative Typology of German and Russian: Grammar and Lexis Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: The Style of Opinion Journalism, the Scientific Style, the Official Style ... [-]
A joint programme with the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany). [+]
AREAS OF SPECIALIZATIONGerman Language in Synchrony and Diachrony
BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMMEA joint programme with the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany). The programme is taught in German. Unique lectures and seminars developed by leading professors and associate professors of the Department of German Philology. An opportunity to improve German language proficiency at classes taught by native speakers. Germanic studies in synchrony and diachrony — a wide range of research topics and methods
MAIN COURSESFundamentals of Linguistic Pragmatics Language of New Forms of Communication Text Linguistics: Text and Discourse Communicative Strategies and Grammatical Forms Communicative Types and Models of Sentences in German Word Semantics in Statics and Dynamics Professional Communication Vocabulary Types of Texts in Political Communication Polycode Texts: Text and Image Rhetoric and Modern Theory of Text Narrative Text Analysis Idioms in Text Grammaticalisation Processes in German Dialectology of German Diachronic Shifts in German ... [-]