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Linguistics: Empirical and Theoretical Foundations

Subjects: Linguistics: Empirical and Theoretical Foundations,Linguistics

M.Sc. | Master of Science

⏳  Duration
4 Semesters
🔠 Teaching Language
💶  Application Fee non-EU
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💶  Cost per Semester
292 EUR

💶  Tuition Fees per Semester
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⏱️ Application Deadline Summer
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

Course description

The English-language master's program in Linguistics: Empirical and Theoretical Foundations is interdisciplinary. It builds on the knowledge, methods, and skills from the bachelor's program in empirical and theoretical linguistics. This course integrates modern grammar models in phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics with experimental research and fieldwork. Students gain detailed, specialized knowledge in formal and experimental linguistics. They learn to identify current research trends, analyze them, and reflect critically. The program encourages students to develop their own research questions and methods. This master's program equips students with the tools to excel in the field of linguistics. It fosters an environment of trust and inclusivity, ensuring clear and concise communication. The course is designed to be both comprehensive and accessible, helping students achieve the highest level of expertise in their field.

Program Information

Study Location Potsdam
Start Semester Winter
Study Form Full-time
Study Type Postgraduate
Teaching Language English
Dual No
Remote No
Application Fee non-EU No information
Study Length 4 Semesters
Tuition Fees per Semester No information
Cost per Semester 292 EUR
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⏱️ Application Deadline Winter

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Certificate of the general university entrance qualification or a restricted entrance qualification for a university of applied sciences with English as the first foreign language or a university entrance qualification with confirmation of level B2 UNIcert® II, III or IV certificate TOEFL® Internet-Based Test (iBT) or TOEFL iBT Home Edition with at least 75 points Cambridge English B2 First (FCE) with at least 160 points IELTS or IELTS Online with at least 6.0 points in every test component Proof of completion of a program of study at a recognized university with English as the sole language of instruction or with English as a subject in the main or minor field, as a subject in teacher training, or within a comparable combination of subjects. Suitable certificates or documents to prove an English-language program of study include the degree certificate, a transcript of records, a diploma supplement, regulations concerning access to and conduct of studies, or comparable evidence. Certificate of the higher education entrance qualification obtained for an Englishlanguage course of education in a country that has English as an official language Pearson Test of English - PTE Academic or PTE Academic Online with at least 59 points College English Test (CET; China): Band6 with at least 550 points

Qualification Requirements

In general, the prerequisite for studying in a master’s degree program is a first professionally qualifying academic degree, e.g. a bachelor’s degree. You should have completed your first degree in a linguistics subject relevant to the master’s program, such as linguistics, general / theoretical linguistics, clinical / patholinguistics, computational linguistics, linguistics of an individual language with 180 CP or in another course with a linguistic component of at least 90 CP (or 50% of the respective total number of points). Applicants must demonstrate language skills in English that are at least equivalent to level B2 of the European Framework of Reference for Languages

Application Process

Acceptance Interview No
Acceptance local admission restrictions Not restricted
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