Master Program in Languages in Asia

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A masters refers to the completion of a graduate study program that prepares students to further their knowledge of a specific subject or advance their careers. The majority of masters are granted by state or public universities.

With a Master in Languages, students will experience the unique and flexible structure as well as the range of focus areas. Students will learn to identify issues for linguistic research, and become familiar with important developments in the field.

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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Master of Arts in English for the Professions

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

This programme is designed for practising professionals who hold positions of responsibility. It provides you with a critical awareness of how communication functions in organizations to approach demanding managerial tasks with confidence. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. This credit-based programme, offered by the Department of English, is intended for professionals of all disciplines who wish to upgrade their qualifications in English for professional contexts. It is designed primarily for middle-level managerial staff who need to demonstrate a high level of communicative competence in English in situations relevant to their personal needs. The Programme will enable students to communicate effectively, appropriately and confidently in managerial tasks requiring a high level of English. The aim of the Programme is to equip graduates with an understanding of the concepts and skills that underlie the use of English in professional contexts. These include: - develop and demonstrate an awareness of how communication functions in organisations; - improve understanding of the principal language systems of English to be able to monitor their own and others’ work-related language use; - develop and demonstrate an effective repertoire of practical communication strategies in order to approach demanding managerial tasks with confidence; - develop and demonstrate the research skills necessary to undertake a substantial study of communication within own organisation with a view to enhancing that communication; - further demonstrate professional competence and leadership through the critical application of professional communicative competence; - apply critical and creative thinking skills strategically in professional communication contexts; - think holistically and analytically in dealing with complex professional communication problems and situations; - enhance lifelong learning capability through inquiry and reflection on professional communication practice in both local and global contexts. Entrance Requirements -... [-]

Master of Arts in English Language Teaching

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

This programme is designed for teachers with teaching experience at the tertiary, adult or secondary level to develop their effective problem-solving techniques required in demanding and changing teaching environments. It is recognised by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government for the Subject Knowledge Requirement for teachers. [+]

Programme Aims The aim of this programme is to develop graduates capable of making an immediate contribution to education. This programme provides you with: - insights into linguistic, educational and international issues related to English language teaching - knowledge and skills extremely relevant for an effective English language teacher - opportunities to reflect and relate recent trends in educational concepts to your own experience and practice - a critical perspective designed to equip you for the challenges in today's ever-changing teaching environment - a depth of knowledge which will enhance your ambition to offer a high quality and outstanding English language teaching experience to your students Programme Contents The programme offers a flexible credit-based system in a highly interactive learning environment. - 6 Core Subjects (18 credits) - 4 Elective Subjects (12 credits) Programme Details The programme is flexible to meet your needs: - You can exit at PgD, 6 compulsory subjects (18 Credits) or MA level, 10 subjects (30 credits) - Mixed Mode of Attendance: full-time and part-time study. Full-time is normally completed in 1 year and part-time normally in 2 years. - Convenient Timing: most classes take place in the evening and / or Saturday afternoons - Professional Recognition: new and serving English language teachers who do not hold a degree majoring in English but have completed the MAELT programme successfully will be regarded by the Education Bureau (EDB) as having a relevant language major degree. Currently, the MAELT meets the EDB's Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR). Graduates meet... [-]

Master of Arts in English Language Studies

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time Part time 1 - 2 years September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon + 1 more

This programme aims to update students' knowledge of the systems and uses of English and how these relate to their work. It is recognised by the Education Bureau of the HKSAR Government for the Subject Knowledge Requirement for teachers. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. Aims - To update your knowledge of the systems and uses of English and how these relate to your work - To give you the chance to learn new concepts in English language studies and apply these to your work Benefits - Choice of Subjects: wide range of elective subjects to choose from - Mixed Mode of Learning: full-time and part-time study - Flexibility: students can exit at PgC, PgD or MA level - Professional Recognition: The MAELS meets EDB's Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR) and also meets the Language Proficiency Requirement (LPR) provided that on graduation students meet the training requirement for language teachers Professional Recognition New and serving English language teachers who do not hold a degree in English, but who have completed the MAELS programme successfully, are regarded by the Education Bureau (EDB) as having a degree with a relevant language major. The MAELS meets the EDB's Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR). It also meets the Language Proficiency Requirement (LPR) provided that on graduation students meet the training requirements for language teachers. Entrance Requirements A Bachelor’s degree in any subject or the equivalent, with preference given to applicants who majored in English or a Communications-related field. Applicants are expected to meet ONE of the following requirements: A Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) score of 96 or above for the Internet-based test, or 590 or above for the paper-based test; OR An International English Language Testing System (IELTS) score of at... [-]

Master of Arts in English Language Arts

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Department of English
Campus Full time Part time September 2017 Hong Kong Kowloon

This programme supports teachers in specific areas of the new language arts curriculum as well as business professionals who use language arts, such as trainers and coaches. It is recognised by the Education Bureau (EDB) of the HKSAR Government for the Language Proficiency Requirement. [+]

The aim of this programme is to develop graduates capable of making an immediate contribution to education or business. This programme provides: - subjects which reflect current trends and demands on language teachers and business trainers in Hong Kong - opportunities to learn new concepts in English language and language arts studies, such as literature, media, popular culture, drama, spoken language arts (choral poetry reading, debating) and language learning/teaching - innovative approaches to language studies and language arts which reflect the literacy and language of the present Hong Kong community - insights into linguistic and educational issues related to using the English Language Arts - opportunities to reflect on and relate recent trends in the English Language Arts to students’ own experience and practice - a critical perspective designed to equip students for the challenges of teaching and working environments in which visual, civic, cultural and technological literacies are important Professional Recognition New and serving English language teachers who do not hold a degree majoring in English but have completed the MAELA programme successfully may be regarded by the Education Bureau (EDB) as having a relevant language major degree. Graduates wanting the Subject Knowledge Requirement (SKR) must apply individually to the EDB, which adjudicates on a case-by-case basis. Graduates meet the EDB's Language Proficiency Requirement (LPR) provided that they also meet the training requirement for language teachers. This exemption applies to students obtaining the MA (30 credits). However, the exemption is not granted to students graduating with a PgD (18... [-]

Master in Innovative Technologies in Translation: Spanish

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. Overview Language of instruction: Spanish This educational program is aimed at training highly qualified translators working with basic and specialized terminology. They are ready to act as professionals and managers in the translation market using up-to-date innovative technologies that are actively applied in this field. Programme outline Compulsory courses: History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Communication Theory Epistemology Work on Master’s Thesis Research Practice Translation Practice Elective courses: Methods of Linguistic Analysis Translation Translation of Contract Documents Translation of Judicial Documents Literary Translation Translation of Advertising Texts Credits: 120 ECTS [-]

Master in Intercultural Communication: German - Russian Dialogue

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

The program is taught entirely in German. The program focuses on the improvement of practical communication skills in German. The students write and defend the thesis in German under the supervision of two teachers, a research advisor and a DAAD tutor. [+]

Overview Language of instruction: German The program is taught entirely in German. The program focuses on the improvement of practical communication skills in German. The students write and defend the thesis in German under the supervision of two teachers, a research advisor and a DAAD tutor. Programme outline Compulsory courses: History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Semiotics in Intercultural Communication Philosophy of Language in the Aspect of Cross-linguistic Communication Teaching Practice Work on Master's Thesis Research Practice Elective courses: Linguistic Fundamentals of Intercultural Communication I Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: The Official Style Creative Writing in Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language – I Theoretical and Applied Aspects of Functional Stylistics: The Scientific Style Creative Writing in Theory and Practice of Teaching German as a Foreign Language – II Comparative Typology of German and Russian: Grammar Credits: 120 ECTS [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia St. Petersburg

This master program is aimed at extending the theoretical knowledge of students necessary for conducting language functional analysis and for developing the communicative competence and language proficiency. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. Overview Language of instruction: German This master program is aimed at extending the theoretical knowledge of students necessary for conducting language functional analysis and for developing the communicative competence and language proficiency. The study process is based on the theoretical guidelines of the modern trends in applied theoretical linguistics, such as pragmalinguistic analysis, communicative (interactional) text linguistics, historical pragmalinguistics, and sociolinguistic analysis of German (the dialect, professional words, the sociolect, the communicative-functional variation of linguistic forms). The program is primarily aimed at transferring to students up-to-date basic knowledge of how to use various linguistic forms in German in their direct interrelation with the socio-communicative activity of people in different socio-cultural contexts. Programme outline Compulsory courses: History of Linguistics and Methods of Linguistic Research Semiotics in Intercultural Communication Teaching Practice Preparation of Master’s Thesis Research Practice Elective courses: Fundamentals of Linguistic Pragmatics Etiquette Formulas: Evolution and Grammaticalization Textuality Criteria in Practical Analysis German Dialectology Rhetoric and the Modern Theory of Text Analysis of Narrative Text Credits: 120 ECTS [-]

Masters "Russian As A Foreign Language"

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk

The program goal is to give deep knowledge in the field of linguistics and methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. Undergraduates have the opportunity to gain practical experience in both research work and teaching Russian as a foreign language. [+]

Master RCTs South Ural State University, Chelyabinsk The master's program "Russian as a foreign language" in the direction of Philology 45.04.01 The purpose of the program: To give in-depth knowledge in the field of linguistics and methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. Undergraduates have the opportunity to gain practical experience in both research work and teaching Russian as a foreign language. Master's graduates have the knowledge in the field of linguistics, theory and methods of teaching Russian as a foreign language. The master's students read courses in all sections of the methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language; on topical issues of the modern Russian language; on the basics of the theory test and practical test; on cultural linguistics and ethnopsycholinguistics. Language: Russian The program is aimed at students with a bachelor's degree in humanities training, speak Russian and are planning a career in the field of theory and methodology of teaching Russian as a foreign language. Awarded academic degree: Master of Philology. [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of English Language

South Ural State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2017 Russia Chelyabinsk

Objective of the Program: The Master’s Programme both provides deep knowledge in Linguistics, Methods of Teaching and gives hands-on experience in research work and international cooperation that develop skills that are essential for making first steps in an academic career. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. Master’s Programme «Theory and Practice of English Language» SUSU, Institute of Linguistics and International Communications, Chelyabinsk Objective of the Program   The Master’s Programme both provides deep knowledge in Linguistics, Methods of Teaching and gives hands-on experience in research work and international cooperation that develop skills that are essential for making first steps in an academic career. Study Program Courses  The study program covers all fundamentals of English language theory, methodology of research, methods of teaching. Wide range of special courses taught by research staff includes state-of the-art courses in innovations in education, leading translation theories, intercultural communication, discourse analysis and others. Research work  From the first days of study students are actively involved in the research work. They are are active members of the research teams that stimulate effective professional growth. Language:  The programme is delivered in English. The program is focused:  On applicants with an applicable bachelor's degree, fluent in English and planning a future career in Linguistics both in Russia and abroad. Programme: 120 ECTS credits, full-time study (2 years), Master’s Degree Eligibility: Candidates must hold a Bachelor's Degree in the corresponding field Scholarship: Scholarship covers the tuition fee and some study materials An academic year includes 2 semesters beginning on 1st September and 10th February. Winter holidays - 2 weeks, Summer holidays - 2 months (July, August). Master’s Thesis defense is defended in June. [-]

Master of Education in TESL

HELP University
Campus Part time 108 weeks January 2018 Malaysia Kuala Lumpur

The overall agenda is one of access to higher education. The provision of this programme offers students an opportunity to complete higher education in Malaysia. [+]

The overall agenda is one of access to higher education. The provision of this programme offers students an opportunity to complete higher education in Malaysia. It also complements the national and social objectives of upgrading professionals who are engaged in ESL teaching of our nation's youth. It has been expressly stated by the Malaysian government that there is an acute short supply of qualified committed ESL teachers in many schools. This programme supports the overall societal and national needs of building a knowledge-based society and supports national human capital development needs. It also complements the ESL teaching programmes in HU's Dept of English. Specifically, the MEd TESL programme aims to transform the thinking regarding principles, approaches, and methodologies of more effective delivery in language classrooms in Malaysian schools. In order to attract not just local students but also those from ASEAN, Asia-Pacific region and beyond, the programme provides affordability and flexibility in terms of its modular structure to cater for busy adults engaged in work and personal commitments. At the institution's level, this is a Graduate level programme (MQF Level 7). As indicated below, this fits within the general picture of HU offering programmes at the pre-university, undergraduate, postgraduate, and continuous professional development (CPD) levels. HELP Master of Education (TESL) is designed to train graduates who do not have a teaching qualification but aspire to become English teaching professionals with the necessary knowledge and skills needed to effectively teach English as a Second Language. Students will be equipped with excellent... [-]

Master Program in Hakka Social and Cultural Studies

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2017 Taiwan Taoyuan

Master Program in Hakka Social and Cultural Studies, the first Hakka academic research and educational organization in Taiwan, was established on August 2003. Taiwan is a multicultural society, with a variety of ethnic groups that speak different languages, for example, the aboriginal, Holo, Hakka, etc. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. Master Program in Hakka Social and Cultural Studies, the first Hakka academic research and educational organization in Taiwan, was established on August 2003. Taiwan is a multicultural society, with a variety of ethnic groups that speak different languages, for example, the aboriginal, Holo, Hakka, etc. This makes Taiwan a society of rich cultural heritages. Our program provides students with interdisciplinary courses on issues of Hakka society and culture in Taiwan and overseas, such as China and Southeast Asia. Moreover, students are trained how to conduct fieldwork in local fields as one of the main research methods. With both theoretical and empirical training, students will gain a holistic portrait of Hakka Social and Cultural Studies. Fundamental Courses Seminar in Hakka Culture Studies Seminar on Multiculturalism Seminar on Ethnic Relations Research Methods: Qualitative Analysis Training of Research Methods Professional Courses Classical Literature Reading on Hakka Studies Cultural Studies Cultural Consumption and Ethnic Cultural Industries Migration and Ethnic Studies Seminar on Taiwan Hakka Movement Gender, Nation and Ethnicity Requirements for Graduation Required credits 33 credits(including 15 credits for required courses and 18 credits for elective courses ) Duration of Study : 1~4 years Other requirements : Pass oral defense of thesis, Presenting two papers in national or international conference, or publishing one journal paper, or pass 2 written exams Admission Documents Research Proposal Two Letters of Recommendation TOEFL or Other Evidence of English Proficiency Evidence of Chinese Proficiency [-]

Master Program in Hakka Political Economy

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2017 Taiwan Taoyuan

The Master Program in Hakka Political Economy, Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in the College of Hakka Studies, on August 1, 2004. [+]

The Master Program in Hakka Political Economy, Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in the College of Hakka Studies, on August 1, 2004. The important research subject in association with contemporary social science research is the interaction between politics and economic resources, this interaction is shown in such areas as different facets of ideologies, institutions, and public policies, it would also exert profound effect on the public sector, private sector, and the third sector. Fundamental Courses Seminar in Hakka Culture Studies Qualitative Methodology Quantitative Methods Political and Economic Analysis of Hakka Master Thesis Professional Courses Ethnic Relationship of Politics and Economics Cultural and Creative Industries Management The Study of Third Sector Seminar in Public Policy Seminar in Hakka Affairs Management Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 30 credits (including 4 credits for required courses & 6 credits for elective courses ) Duration of Study : 1~4 years Admission Documents Autobiography Study Plan One Letter of Recommendation Evidence of Chinese Proficiency [-]

Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature

National Central University
Campus Full time September 2017 Taiwan Taoyuan

Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature of the Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in August 2004. We enrolled ten students every year, targeting at people who like to address themselves to Hakka language and literature studies. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. Master Program in Hakka Language and Literature of the Department of Hakka Language and Social Sciences was established in August 2004. We enrolled ten students every year, targeting at people who like to address themselves to Hakka language and literature studies. Our Master of Arts program aims to equip students with essential theoretical skills to conduct research on Hakka language and Hakka literature, which includes early traditional records, popular works (stories, ballads, nursery rhymes, riddles, etc.), as well as early children’s books of old-style private school. Hakka language plays a vital role in almost every aspects of Hakka culture and is our focus of study at the present time. Fundamental Courses Seminar in Hakka Culture Studies Phonetic Description and Analysis of Hakka Language Introduction to Chinese Dialects Linguistic Theories and Methodology Professional Courses A Study of Hakka Phonology Hakka Lexicology Etymology : Hakka Chinese Character Chinese Historical Phonology History of Chinese Character and its Phonology Chinese Morphology Requirements for Graduation Required credits : 33 credits (including 9 credits for required courses, 9 credits of compulsory elective courses (one course in three fields--phonology, vocabulary and written language studies), 15 credits of elective courses) Duration of Study : 1~4 years Other requirements : Qualifying Examinations, Pass an oral defense of thesis, Degree Examination Research Facilities & Lab Language Laboratory ESRI Arc GIS SQL Server Standard Edition 2008 R2 Sngl Academic OPEN 1 License No Level 1 Proc VOSA Interactive Whiteboard Admission Documents Autobiography Research Proposal Two... [-]

MPhil/PhD in English specialisms

University of Bolton
Campus Full time 2 - 7 years August 2017 United Kingdom Bolton

MPhil/PhD-level study is for English graduates, currently without a masters degree or equivalent postgraduate experience, who want to develop their knowledge of a specific area of English studies to a high level of academic achievement. The MPhil/PhD is largely non-taught and your main submission will be a thesis written under the supervision of a member of staff (the director of studies) with expertise in the area chosen... [+]

English specialisms - MPhil / PhD MPhil/PhD-level study is for English graduates, currently without a masters degree or equivalent postgraduate experience, who want to develop their knowledge of a specific area of English studies to a high level of academic achievement. The MPhil/PhD is largely non-taught and your main submission will be a thesis written under the supervision of a member of staff (the director of studies) with expertise in the area chosen. Additional support is available from other internal/external academics. Your thesis will be a piece of original research that makes a significant contribution to scholarly knowledge in your particular field of study. The broad topic to be investigated will be defined by you with more specific details agreed through discussion with the director of studies. Particular areas of expertise in the department are the work of Virginia Woolf, women’s writing in the 19th and 20th centuries, Modernism, children’s literature, and literary and cultural theory. Careers & professional development The course is useful if you wish to become a lecturer in English literature, carry out research in higher education or if you are looking to develop areas of expertise related to your present or intended career outside higher education. Subject overview English staff in the School of Arts, Media and Education value their relationships with students and provide friendly and supportive postgraduate research supervision. During the first 12 to 18 months of the course you will be registered for an MPhil and carry out research towards this end. Assuming... [-]

Master in Teaching French as a Second Language

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 2  September 2017 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

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 French Language intended for students with Arabic language as mother tongue, can gear up your career. [+]

Masters in Languages in Asia 2017. OVERVIEW The two-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 two years 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. International recognition Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi provides the combined experience of three globally renowned French universities including Paris-Sorbonne University, Paris-Descartes University and Pierre and Marie Curie University. This rich heritage of joint excellence is now available in Abu Dhabi under the Ministry of Education and is recognised worldwide. STRUCTURE The degree in Teaching French as a Foreign Language is taught in French and covers a total of four semesters across two years, starting in September. The second year course schedule is carefully designed to accommodate working professionals by arranging evening classes in consideration of students who intend to combine their studies with work and working professionals. [-]