12 months
33928 USD/year
33928 USD/year
12688 USD/year
Tuition fee
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The Linguistics MA program offered at University of South Carolina is designed to provide students with the broadest possible background in linguistics and encourages them to take advantage of the wide range of opportunities presented by the program's faculty and to discover connections between the various subdisciplines of the field.


Linguistics is the scientific study of language in all its aspects, including biological, cognitive, developmental, educational, historical and sociocultural.

Learning Outcomes - the Linguistics MA program at University of South Carolina

  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of general linguistics, including phonological and syntactic structure, and proficiency in problem-solving skills.
  • Students will demonstrate effective oral communication of basic linguistic knowledge and knowledge in the core areas of phonology and syntax.
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of a subdiscipline in the field of linguistics and its application to general linguistics.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Phonology
  • Syntax
  • Thesis Preparation
  • Survey of Linguistics

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months

Start dates & application deadlines


30 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Official Transcripts
  • Official GRE Score
  • 3 Letters of Recommendation
  • TOEFL/IELTS Score (international students)
  • Personal Statement

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • National

    33928 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 33928 USD for the full programme during 12 months.
  • In-State

    12688 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12688 USD for the full programme during 12 months.

Living costs for Columbia

999 - 1508 USD /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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