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Linguistics and Intensive Language

SOAS University of London

24 months
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21980 GBP/year
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The MA Linguistics and Intensive Language from SOAS University of London is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or Asian languages.

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Overview

The MA Linguistics and Intensive Language from SOAS University of London is run on a modular basis to suit students with little or no training in linguistics who:

  • Wish to acquire a more profound knowledge of the discipline or take the degree as a conversion course before proceeding to a research degree.
  • Are looking to gain a working knowledge of an Asian, Middle Eastern or African language.

The following Intensive Language pathways are available with the MA Linguistics:

  • Arabic
  • Japanese
  • Korean
  • Persian
  • South East Asian Languages: Burmese, Indonesian, Thai, Vietnamese
  • Swahili
  • Turkish 

Career

Many linguistics graduates continue their studies and go to do a PhD, either at SOAS or elsewhere. Others work in the domains of education, translation, information and media technology, journalism, publishing, consultancy for law and medicine, product-naming companies, as well as governmental organisations concerned with language planning, language policy and foreign affairs.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research methods in linguistics 1
  • Historical Linguistics (Masters)
  • Language, Society and Communication (Masters)
  • Linguistic Typology (Masters)
  • Translation Technology
  • Language Planning and Policy

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

315 alternative credits

255 taught credits (45 of which are taught abroad as part of a Summer School) and a 60-credit dissertation

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Applicants should have a first or good second class honours bachelors degree from a UK university, or international equivalent, in a subject appropriate to that of the programme to be followed. 
  • If an applicant does not have a bachelors degree in an appropriate field s/he may be required to complete a qualifying year or a one year diploma before entering the masters programme. 
  • Relevant work experience may also be taken into consideration. Individual courses may have specific entry requirements, so you are advised to consult the postgraduate prospectus for further information.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    21980 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 21980 GBP per year during 24 months.
  • National

    10680 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 10680 GBP per year during 24 months.

Part-time 2 Years

  • UK: £5,340/year
  • Overseas: £10,990/year

Part-time 3 Years

  • UK: £3,560/year
  • Overseas: £7,330/year

Part-time 4 Years (Intensive Language only)

  • UK: £5,340/year
  • Overseas: £10,990/year

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
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