Master's Degree in Linguistics in Joensuu in Finland

Compare Masters Programs in Linguistics 2018/2019 in Joensuu in Finland

Linguistics

A Masters degree is an academic degree awarded to individuals who successfully denote a higher level of expertise. There are two main types of Masters - taught and research.

Linguistics is the scientific study of language and its structure. The discipline focuses on the form, meaning, and context of languages. Linguists study the similarities and differences between languages, seeking patterns and looking for meaning in those patterns.

Finland, officially the Republic of Finland, is a Nordic country situated in the Fennoscandian region of Northern Europe.

Joensuu is situated in the Eastern region of Finland. It is a municipality in North Karelia with a population of over 70,000 people. It is home to the University of Joensuu.

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Master in Linguistic Sciences

University of Eastern Finland Philosophical Faculty
Campus Full time 2 years August 2019 Finland Joensuu

This Master’s degree programme, taught entirely in English, seeks to provide an opportunity to study language, linguistics, language technology. [+]

MASTER IN LINGUISTIC DATA SCIENCES

Language use and linguistic data are essential in various disciplines today and in all areas of our digitalized society. It is widely recognized that society needs people who understand language as data, who can work analytically and can analyze linguistic data systematically. This Master’s degree programme focuses on the interfaces between languages and digitalization in today’s world.

This programme, taught entirely in English, provides an opportunity to study language in today’s digitalized society from a variety of perspectives. These consist of sociolinguistics, language technology and translation. The core of this programme consists of a set of courses in empirical linguistics (syntax, phonetics, pragmatics, sociolinguistics, contact linguistics, translation studies) that offer various areas of specialization for the students. In addition, we cross disciplinary boundaries and collaborate with computer science as well as data sciences and statistics. This means that students are encouraged to choose from optional packages that be used to tailor the programme to suit individual needs. Many of the courses utilize text and speech data mining and big data analytics.... [-]