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Applied Linguistics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
Keszthely, Hungary
The main objective of the Applied Linguistics Master Programme, offered by the Faculty of Modern Philology and Social Sciences from University of Pannonia, is training experts who are able to facilitate information flow with the acquired knowledge in linguistics, communication and research methodology at the individual and societal levels.


The Department of Applied Linguistics has a long history. It was established in 1993 and since then it has offered programmes in Applied Linguistics. The main activities are teaching, research, and publishing findings in Hungarian and international journals and books. The Department organizes annual international conferences and workshops, where students can become acquainted with the best-known scholars, and where they also have the opportunity to present their own research. The main goal is to involve students in research activities and help them become researches.

Students of the Applied Linguistics, offered by the Faculty of Modern Philology and Social Sciences from University of Pannonia, gain the appropriate level of knowledge in different fields of applied linguistics to go on with their studies at the doctoral level.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Psycholinguistics
  • Language Acquisition
  • Neurolinguistics
  • Applied Psycholinguistics
  • Bilingualism
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language Policy
  • Linguistic Rights;Bilingualism
  • Applied Sociolinguistics
  • Communication Theory.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 24 months
  • Credits
    120 ECTS
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

  • Minimum required score:


    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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  • Minimum required score:


    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

Minimum requirements

  • BA degree in any languages, arts, humanities  and social sciences. 
  • Any kind of BSc degrees within which 50 credits of language and communication subjects are covered. TOEFL 66, IELTS 5.5, CEFR B2 level
Minimum level of language proficiency
  • English Level B2
Description of selection and entrance examination process
  • Checking all the necessary documents (degree(s), language examination certificates, etc.), then a Skype-interview with the candidate in the course of which we talk about the fields of interest of the candidate, their motivation and professional plans for the future. The interview serves as well for the observation and assessment of the candidate's English proficiency level.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    5000 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 2500 EUR per semester and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Keszthely

  • 110000 - 160000 HUF/month
    Living Costs

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