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Linguistics

MA Linguistics

Graduate Taught (level 9 nfq, credits 90)

You will develop an in-depth understanding of the structure of language, including contemporary theoretical approaches to Linguistics and the analytical methods used in research on language, and the relationship of language to society Introduction to contemporary theoretical approaches to language in a variety of fields of Linguistics

Introduction to the analysis of language data in a variety of fields of Linguistics

Transferable Skills: presentation skills, critical analytical skills, project work and academic writing

Who should apply?
Full Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. Yes

Part Time option suitable for:

Domestic(EEA) applicants: Yes
International (Non EEA) applicants currently residing outside of the EEA Region. No

This programme is designed for students with some or no prior background in Linguistics. It aims to provide a thorough grounding in the core area of Linguistics and to introduce students to current research issues and contemporary theoretical approaches and practices.

Students with a linguistics background are also encouraged to apply.

Entry requirements

A Bachelor of Arts or Sciences normally with a minimum 2.1 or an equivalent of a UCD GPA of 3.2 (NFQ Level 8 ) or equivalent. A sample of cognate areas include Linguistics, Languages, Computational Sciences, Cognitive Sciences, Mathematical Sciences, Psychology, Anthropology, Sociology and Geography.

Applicants whose first language is not English must also demonstrate English language proficiency of IELTS 6.5 (no band less than 6.5 in each element), or equivalent.

Duration

1 Years / 2 Years

Number of credits

90

Careers or further progression

Linguistics interfaces with a range of areas. It can lead to careers in:

language teaching
computer science
cognitive science
education
speech and language therapy
speech processing
artificial intelligence
publishing and media

Further enquiries

Bettina Migge
Contact Number:+353(0) 1 716 8477

Subjects taught

Stage 1 - Core

Meaning LING40020

Phonology LING40050

Socio linguistics LING40090

Syntax LING40110

Literature Review LING40230

MA Thesis LING40240

Stage 1 - Option

Human Language Technologies COMP40020

Minority Languages LING40220

Grad Language Impairment LING40250

Global English LING40260

Psychology of Language and Language Acquisition PSY20060

Behavioural Neuroscience PSY30050

Second Language Teaching and Learning SLL40180

Second Language Acquisition SLL40290

Application date

The following entry routes are available:

MA Linguistics FT (Z028)

Duration 1 Years
Attendance Full Time
Deadline Rolling *

MA Linguistics PT (Z224)

Duration
2 Years

Attendance
Part Time

Deadline
Rolling *
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* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised

Enrolment and start dates

Next Intake: 2017/2018 September.

* Courses will remain open until such time as all places have been filled, therefore early application is advised.

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