The aim of this International Cultural Studies program at Tohoku University is to promote interdisciplinary education and research concerning human language from multiple perspectives of linguistics, psychology, brain science and information science.
Based on recent development in linguistics and other relevant disciplines, the program seeks comprehensive understanding of issues associated with linguistic communication, language acquisition and loss, language and brain, and natural language processing. The program is conducted in collaboration with the Research Center for Language, Brain and Cognition.
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Programme StructureCourses include:
- Introduction to language science
- Research methods in linguistics
- Cognitive linguistics
- Contrastive linguistics
- Corpus linguistics
- Generative syntax
- Language in society and culture
- Lexical semantics
- Second language acquisition
- Theoretical analysis of Japanese
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApplication deadline not specified.
DisciplinesArea & Cultural Studies Psychology Languages View 5 other Masters in Languages in Japan
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- Application Form
- Certificate of Graduation (or Expected Graduation)
- Academic Transcript: A transcript issued from the university where your undergraduate degree was conferred, and which bears the university’s formal seal on it.
- Statement of Research Plan: Describe your research plan in English in a full paper in size A4 within 2,000 words.
- A Sample Research Paper written in English
- A Photocopy of Formal Certificate of TOEFL® test score, TOEIC® test score or IELTSTM band score
- A Letter of Reference: It should be written by one of your academic advisors who can evaluate your research ability well.
- For more information, please visit the program website
International4617 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4617 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
National4617 EUR/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 4617 EUR per year and a duration of 24 months.
- 535,800 yen (per year)
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