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Linguistics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
University rank #201 (ARWU) Athens, GA, United States
The discipline of Linguistics at the University of Georgia is the scientific analysis of the complex systems of language. It embraces phonology and phonetics, morphology, syntax, and semantics in the synchronic and diachronic study of contemporary as well as ancient languages.

Overview

Linguistics at the University of Georgia is interdisciplinary by nature, having 30 faculty members sourced from 11 different departments across campus. 

Our graduate program provides both a strong grounding in core areas of linguistics as well as the opportunity for specialization within the broad areas of formal linguistic theory, second language acquisition, language variation and change, and historical Indo-European linguistics. 

The program boasts a diverse research-oriented community, a faculty with a wide range of research interests, exceptional library resources, and a dynamic learning environment.

Programme Structure

  • Formal linguistic theory: This area deals with language structure and meaning, with the goal of constructing theoretical models to explain how humans acquire, produce, and comprehend language. 
  • Second language acquisition: This area offers a curriculum that treats the theoretical linguistic bases for learning languages. Students may concentrate on the acquisition of specific languages, such as French, Spanish, or German. 

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    30 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

This programme may require students to demonstrate proficiency in English.

General Requirements

  • Admission and Application Procedures
  • Readmission Procedures
  • Deferring an Application
  • Application Fee
  • McNair Scholars Program
  • Transcripts and Academic Records
  • Entrance Test Scores
  • Letters of Recommendation
  • Non-Degree or Transient Status
  • Application Forms
  • Summary of Materials

Tuition Fee

  • International

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • National

    25186 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12593 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • In-State

    8878 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 4439 USD per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Athens

  • 720 - 1170 USD/month
    Living Costs

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