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Linguistics

University of Kansas

M.A.
12 months
Duration
19322 USD/year
24023 USD/year
10061 USD/year
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About

Our M.A. program in Linguistics at University of Kansas requires the student to develop a solid understanding of the core areas of the discipline in addition to an in-depth specialty in one of the many areas available through the research interests of the faculty and associate faculty.

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Overview

The student will work with his/her academic advisor to devise a course of study that best suits the student's research interests.

Learning outcomes

The M.A. Linguistics program usually takes two years. Students in the M.A. program at University of Kansas will typically take the written comprehensive exam in their fourth semester of study. In cases of exceptional merit, students may pursue an M.A. research project if a faculty member is willing to supervise the project.

Because language is a window into the mind. Linguistics provides an understanding of the human capacity to acquire, perceive, and produce language and of language’s role in contemporary society.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Linguistics
  • Linguistic Data Processing
  • Field Methods in Linguistic Description
  • Research Methods in Child Language
  • Phonetics
  • Phonological Theory

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS or TOEFL needed

Credits

30 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA Your GPA, or Grade Point Average, is a number that indicates how well or how high you scored in your courses on average. Usually a GPA scales between 1.0 and 4.0, however different countries and universities can have different grading systems.
3 (required)
GMAT admission requirements GMAT The Graduate Management Admission Test (GMAT) is a test intended to assess certain analytical, writing, quantitative, verbal, and reading skills in written English for use in admission to a graduate management program, such as an MBA. GMAT contains 4 sections - Analytical Writing Assessment, Integrated Reasoning, Quantitative and Verbal. The score has a range from 200 - 800.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
6.5 (required)
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at desiganated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
79 (required)
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic PTE Academic (Pearson Test of English Academic) is a language test that enables students to demonstrate their writing, listening, speaking, and reading skills when applying to study in English. The score refers to a total score which ranges between 10 and 90.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Résumé or Vita (upload to online application)
  • A statement outlining your educational and career goals may also be attached to your application. 
  • One (1) official copy of your transcript from the baccalaureate granting institution, and any transcripts from institutions attended post-baccalaureate. 
  • Three (3) letters of recommendation. If possible, these people should include faculty members who have supervised your earlier work. 
  • An official report directly from ETS of the results of the Graduate Record Examination (GRE). (Mandatory requirement, no waivers.)

Tuition Fee

  • International

    19322 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 19322 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • National

    24023 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 24023 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • In-State

    10061 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 10061 USD per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

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