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English Philology

University of Latvia

M.Sc. On Campus
24 months
Duration
2100 EUR/year
2100 EUR/year
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About

The main goal of the study programme is to develop competences of conducting independent research in the selected sub-branch of philology on the basis of the acquired knowledge and skills.

Overview

The objectives of the programme are to ensure that students broaden and systematize the acquired knowledge about the content, methodology, major theories and current research in literature, general and applied linguistics, develop awareness of implementing theories in practice, acquire research work skills, foster generic and subject-specific competences and apply them in research work and professional practice. 

Students develop the ability to formulate, do a summative analysis of the developmental tendencies in linguistics, literary studies and language acquisition, and the ability to state the research problems and propose approaches to solving problems.Upon a successful completion of the programme MA degree holders will be able to conduct independent research on issues related to general linguistics, applied linguistics and literature, to continue to advance their knowledge and research skills in the doctoral programme studies.

Study period and classes time

The full – time degree programme covers two academic years. Classes are in the evenings of working days from 4.30pm (or 6.15pm) till 9.30pm.

Career opportunity

The MA degree in English Philology enables the graduates to have a number of job opportunities at institutions of secondary and higher education, public administration agencies, non-governmental organizations, the EU structures, the publishing industry, mass media, translation and terminology centres.

Accreditation

Study programme is accredited.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Written English for Research
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Discourse Analysis and Pragmatics
  • Film and Text Semiotics
  • Methodologies of Cultural Research
  • Myth in the Modern Literature
  • Psycholinguistics

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
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.
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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).
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Credits

120 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.
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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).
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Other requirements

General requirements

Admission requirements

1. Bachelor’s or master’s degree, or a diploma proving equivalent level of education from an institution of higher education;

2. English language proficiency.

Enrolment criteria (for students competing for the state-financed study place)

1. The grade obtained in final Bachelor’s exam or the average grade obtained in final exams (40%);

2. The grade point average of undergraduate studies (60%).Please note! Only EU/EEA/Swiss citizens and EU long-term resident status holders can compete for a state-financed study place.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2100 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2100 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.

Funding

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