12 months
Duration
18300 EUR/year
2143 EUR/year
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About

The one-year master’s in Linguistics at Leiden University is concerned with the knowledge, structure and use of language, studied from a wide range of perspectives. It trains students to systematically identify, describe and analyse language phenomena and to apply this knowledge to a specific area of interest.

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Overview

The master's programme in Linguistics is a one-year programme that offers a wide range of perspectives on the history, structure and use of language, and teaches you to contribute to this broad field in your own area of interest.

The programme has three specialisations, and offers a wide range of courses that can be combined according to specific thematic or disciplinary routes, which allow you to tailor your study programme to your personal interests.

Career prospects

As a graduate of Linguistics (MA), you will have developed unique skills relevant to a career in academia, teaching, writing and communications, as well as a range of employment opportunities where a critical, curious, and academically-trained mind is essential.

Skills and competence acquired

A Linguistics master's degree from Leiden University is an excellent preparation for a wide variety of jobs. Our students graduate with valuable practical and theoretical skills, including strong skills in the interpretation of texts and the analysis and solution of conceptual problems, and the ability to independently conduct high-quality scientific research.

Programme Structure

The structure of the Linguistics MA enables you to acquire academic knowledge and skills and train you in the use of scientific methods in general and to your chosen specialisation.

The programme has three specialisations, and offers a wide range of courses that can be combined according to specific thematic or disciplinary routes, which allow you to tailor your study programme to your personal interests.

  • Modern Languages
  • Linguistics
  • Translation

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English

Credits

60 ECTS

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated 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.
100
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).
7

Other requirements

General requirements

  • We invite motivated students from around the world to apply for the Master of Arts in Linguistics. 
  • Admission requirements may vary per specialisation, please visit the specialisation of your interest to find out more about the entry requirements.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    18300 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 18300 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2143 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2143 EUR per year and a duration of 12 months.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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