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Theoretical and Applied Linguistics, M.A.

  • Application Deadline
  • 24 months
    Duration
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Overview

The Master of Arts in Theoretical and Applied Linguistics is offered at the University of Cyprus is primarily designed for those interested in the scientific investigation of language and has the following main objectives:

  • to offer students a solid background and deepen their knowledge in the main areas of English grammar and the structure of language;
  • to enable students to become acquainted with different areas of the field (such as syntax, semantics, phonology, applied linguistics, etc.);
  • to engage students in research in the field, and consequently get students interested in furthering their studies.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Trends in Applied Linguistics 
  • Principles of Linguistic Analysis 
  • First and Second Language Acquisition 
  • Topics in Linguistics 

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:

    92

    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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  • Minimum required score:

    550

    The TOEFL®PBT is administered in a paper format and measures your ability to use and understand English in a classroom setting at the college or university level. It accurately measures how well you can listen, read and write in English while performing academic tasks. Read more about TOEFL®PBT.

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Academic Requirements

  • This programme does not recognise GRE® scores.

    The GRE® General Test is a widely administered admissions test that measures the skills needed in today's graduate and business school programs worldwide. The GRE® General Test contains three sections - Verbal Reasoning, Quantitative Reasoning, and Analytical Writing. Three scores are reported: a Verbal Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, a Quantitative Reasoning score on a 130 - 170 score scale in one-point increments, and an Analytical Writing score on a 0 - 6 score scale in half-point increments.

General Requirements

MA programme applicants must include the following documents with their online application

for admission

  • Completed online application form (in English)
  • Full CV (in English)
  • Official copy of their Bachelor's degree as well as a certified transcript of courses taken
  • during their course of study
  • Two samples of academic writing (in English)
  • At least two recommendation letters from academic staff (in English)
  • Statement of purpose (l -2 pages; in English) 

Tuition Fee

  • International

    2568 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5125 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
  • EU/EEA

    2568 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 5125 EUR for the full programme and a duration of 24 months.
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Living costs for Nicosia

  • 576 - 870 EUR/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

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