Master Program in Languages in Asia

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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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Master of Education in Curriculum and Instruction (IB or ESOL specialization)

George Mason University Korea
Online & Campus Combined Full time July 2019 South Korea Incheon

The Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program prepares educators for careers in diverse classrooms around the world. Students enrolled in the Mason Korea program will receive a Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in TCLDEL. [+]

Curriculum and Instruction, M.ed (IB or ESOL specialization)

The Teaching Culturally and Linguistically Diverse and Exceptional Learners (TCLDEL) program prepares educators for careers in diverse classrooms around the world. Students enrolled in the Mason Korea program will receive a Master’s in Education in Curriculum and Instruction with a concentration in TCLDEL. Teachers can select a specialization in International English to Speakers of Other Languages (ESOL) Education, or Advanced International Baccalaureate (IB) Studies.

Applications for this program are now being accepted. The program will start SUMMER 2018, but you must complete a “Fall 2018 Graduate Studies” application. Please look for the Mason Songdo option under Campus in the Fall 2018 application. Your application will be reviewed immediately and you will start summer 2018.... [-]


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 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. ... [-]


Master in Intercultural Communication: German - Russian Dialogue

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg

Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue [+]

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

Intercultural Communication: German-Russian Dialogue

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

Unique 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 COURSES

Introduction 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 ... [-]

Master in Innovative Technologies in Translation: French/ Spanish/ Italian

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg

Ability to apply translation transformations for achieving the required level of equivalence and representation in all kinds of translation [+]

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

The 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 SPECIALIZATION

Innovative Technology in Translation: French Innovative Technology in Translation: Spanish Innovative Technology in Translation: Italian

MAIN COURSES

History 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 ... [-]

Master in Simultaneous Translations

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time September 2018 Russia Saint 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 ... [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Russia Saint Petersburg

A joint programme with the Ernst Moritz Arndt University of Greifswald (Germany). [+]

AREAS OF SPECIALIZATION

German Language in Synchrony and Diachrony

BENEFITS OF THE PROGRAMME

A 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 COURSES

Fundamentals 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 ... [-]

Master in Foreign language ( French or German)

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

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. [+]

Master in Foreign language ( French or German) Foreign language ( French)

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).... [-]


Master in Foreign language (Russian)

Nakhchivan State University
Campus Full time September 2018 Azerbaijan Nakhchivan

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. [+]

Master in Foreign language (Russian)

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.... [-]


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.... [-]


MPhil in English

Lingnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 Hong Kong Tuen Mun

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... [+]

MPhil in English

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 on

critical theory semiotics critical digital literacy Asian Literatures in English Neo-Victorian Studies sociolinguistics English in Hong Kong Tragic drama and tragic discourse ... [-]

Master in International Business and Languages

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 2 years September 2018 United Arab Emirates Abu Dhabi

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. [+]

Overview

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.... [-]


MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English

The University of Nottingham Ningbo China
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 China Ningbo

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. [+]

MA Interpreting and Translation, Mandarin and English Course outline

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 of Chinese International Education (For Self-funded International Students)

Yunnan University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 China Kunming

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 ... [-]

Master in Teaching French as a Second Language

Paris-Sorbonne University Abu Dhabi
Campus Full time 1 - 1 year October 2018 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 the French Language intended for students with the Arabic language as mother tongue can gear up your career. [+]

Overview

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.... [-]