Masters Degree in Languages in Europe

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

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.

Europe, one of the world's seven continents, is usually known as the westernmost peninsula of Eurasia. Second smallest continent, with 10,180,000 (km2), the area regroups 50 countries.

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Master in English

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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.... [-]


The Teaching of French as a Foreign Language Program

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

Τhe aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt French Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of French 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. [+]

Τhe aim of this M.Ed. is to prompt French Language, Literature and Philology graduates’ professional development as teachers of French 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.

Learning Outcomes

Upon completion of the Master's Program, students are expected to:

understand and demonstrate specialist knowledge and skills in the teaching of the French language: with particular regard to language teaching, to consider, select and use appropriate methods for effective learning of all language skills (production and comprehension of written and spoken discourse); understand and demonstrate specialist knowledge and skills in the teaching of the French language: with particular regard to the teaching of structures and functions of the French language (phonetics/phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics/vocabulary, and culture), to evaluate, adapt and develop suitable material; design, develop and evaluate programs of studies in accordance with the most important theories in the fields of language, communication, and interaction, and to develop instructional materials for the teaching of the French language; produce, analyze and interpret measurement instruments for the assessment of their learners’ language competence; apply pedagogically appropriate learning scenarios using ICT (Information and Communication Technologies) applications in different learning contexts (e.g., face to face, distance), taking into account specific purposes, needs, and learning environments; understand and apply in practice the principles of teaching French to primary school learners, selecting appropriate «learning tools» that correspond to children’s... [-]

Master in Theory and Practice of English Language

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

Objectives of the Program: The Master’s Program 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. [+]

Master’s Program «Theory and Practice of English Language»

SUSU, Institute of Linguistics and International Communications, Chelyabinsk

Objective of the Program

The Master’s Program 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, a methodology of research, methods of teaching. A 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.... [-]


Master's of Philosophy in English Linguistics

UIT The Arctic University of Norway
Campus Full time 2 years January 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 on English. ... [-]

University/Inter-university Master’s Degree in Teaching and Learning English as a Foreign/Second Language

Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Online & Campus Combined Part time 1 year September 2018 Spain Tarragona Portugal Tomar France Bordeaux Barcelona + 5 more

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialties: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates. [+]

Master's Degree in English Language Teaching

First taught in 2007, the Master’s Degree in Foreign Language Teaching (SFL/EFL) has now split into its two component specialties: English and Spanish. The resulting Master’s Degree in English Language Teaching aims to train professionals to teach English for both general and specific purposes. The degree is a combination of professional and research tracks, and it is designed for national and international graduates, with or without experience, who wish to work professionally in the field of English language teaching.

Career opportunities

The obvious area in which the graduates from this program can work is English language teaching at all levels. In general, language teaching provides students with multidisciplinary training in the humanities which prepares them for all sorts of activities involving the transmission of cultural knowledge. The future master's degree graduates will be qualified to work in the following fields:... [-]


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 in Theory and Practice of Verbal Communication: German

Saint Petersburg State University
Campus Full time 2 years September 2018 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. [+]

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.... [-]


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).... [-]


MPhil/PhD Research Degrees in Japanese and Korean Studies

SOAS University of London
Campus Full time Part time 3 years August 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' 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, literatures 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, literatures 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 apply procedure page Curricula available Literatures and Cultures English and American Literary and Cultural Studies Estudios Ibéricos e Iberoamericanos Master européen en Etudes Françaises et Francophones Access to the programme ... [-]

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 literatures. [+]

Masters in Comparative European and Non-European Languages and Literatures

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 literatures. 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 programme to be held wholly in English. This degree qualifies as a highly internationally oriented programme, opening out to the world and promoting the enrolment of non-Italian speaking students.... [-]


Master's Degree In Inglés Language For International Trade (elit)

Jaume I University (Universitat Jaume I)
Campus Full time 1 year September 2018 Spain Castellón

The content of this master responds to the real needs in the daily work of companies have departments specializing in international relations staff. Currently, have a high level of training in languages ​​does greatly increase the employability of graduates. [+]

The content of this master responds to the real needs in the daily work of companies have departments specializing in international relations staff. Currently, have a high level of training in languages ​​does greatly increase the employability of graduates.

The previous twelve editions of the Masters have had remarkable success of enrollment. We also noticed the high number of graduates who have obtained a job or have improved their employment status in the company. The master offers an official title with a mixed orientation in which an academic itinerary and researcher with a clearly aimed at the professional training aspect combined. This last aspect is specially designed so that students can enjoy the maximum number of opportunities in an increasingly competitive business environment.... [-]


MLitt in English Language and Linguistics

University of Stirling
Campus Full time Part time 12 - 27 months September 2018 United Kingdom Stirling + 1 more

The MLitt English Language and Linguistics offers students the opportunity to study the intricate workings of language and explore its central role in society. [+]

The MLitt English Language and Linguistics offers students the opportunity to study the intricate workings of language and explore its central role in society.

We investigate how language works, how people use it, what people use it for, where it came from and how it changes. The range of research expertise represented by the three dedicated members of staff teaching on the course are reflected in a comprehensive suite of modules that include cognitive, sociolinguistic, historical, evolutionary, and discourse analytical topics.

Course objectives

Students will be expected to graduate with a knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories, including both generative and cognitive approaches to linguistic description, and the contexts in which these theories arose.... [-]


Master in English Language Teacher Education

Masaryk University Faculty of Education
Campus Full time Part time 4 semesters September 2018 Czech Republic Brno + 1 more

The Department of English Language and Literature aims to provide high quality, liberal education for future teachers of English in an inspiring, challenging and productive environment. [+]

Application deadline is extended until May 31st, 2017

Main contact: doc. Mgr. Světlana Hanušová, Ph.D. (Head of English Department, Faculty of Education)

The program is designed to provide education for teachers of the English language. The curriculum includes courses in the areas of practical language, linguistics, literature and culture, and ELT methodology. Emphasis is put on the methodological implications of all the disciplines and their practical application to the students’ teaching practice at lower secondary schools.

The host department is the Department of English Language and Literature and it offers both Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programs.

Graduates are able to Use spoken and written English language at a C1+ level of the Common European Framework of Reference for Languages and apply the acquired knowledge in their own teaching. Understand the essentials of main linguistic fields. Analyze literary texts and use them creatively in their own teaching Choose and critically evaluate relevant teaching materials for lower secondary schools and design their own materials. Plan lessons, and combine various methods and forms of teaching including current approaches (project teaching, e-learning), and assess them critically. Career prospects ... [-]

Master of Arts (MA) in Slavonic Languages and Cultures

University of Amsterdam
Campus Full time 12 months September 2018 Netherlands Amsterdam

With a Bachelor's in Slavonic language and culture you can further specialise in Slavonic Language and Literature within the following four Master's programmes, each with a different focus. [+]

Four ways to specialise in Slavonic

With a Bachelor's in Slavonic language and culture you can further specialise in Slavonic Language and Literature within the following four Master's programmes, each with a different focus.

Linguistics: Language and Education

The Master's programme Language and Education offers students the opportunity to study language use and foreign language teaching and learning within institutional educational frameworks.

Linguistics: Language and Society

In a world of globalisation a profound knowledge of European languages is required for intercultural business communication. Although global English may serve as the lingua franca in international contacts, in many situations a thorough knowledge of the use of the mother tongue of the business partner can be very fruitful.... [-]