English Linguistics

University of Zurich

M.A. On Campus
1336 EUR/year
1336 EUR/year
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The Master's Degree in English Linguistics from University of Zurich expands knowledge gained at the Bachelor's level.  


The Master's major course in English Linguistics from University of Zurich provides students with a deep and engrossing academic education, and with the skills to conduct independent scholarly work. 

The course complements, advances, and expands the qualifications for the areas mentioned in the Bachelor's programme.

Career options

The course prepares students for upper-level academic professions in the area of English Linguistics. 

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Argument Structure Constructions in Recent English
  • Basic Latin
  • Critical Discourse Analysis for Medieval Texts
  • Dialect Typology
  • From the Page to the Screen: Digitising 18th-Century Diaries
  • Global English

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Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT The TOEFL iBT® is given online through the internet at designated testing site. The test measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The score refers to the total score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading), each subject has a range of 0 - 30.
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).

Other requirements

General requirements

Besides meeting the formal admission requirements, you must also fulfill the relevant academic admission requirements to be admitted to a Master’s degree program. 

  • Bachelor’s diploma or a degree that is at least equivalent from a state-accredited university.

  • Credits for any transferred coursework must also have been acquired at astate-accredited university.

  • The degree program must last at least three years (of regular full-time study: 180 ECTS credits or equivalent workload).

  • The diploma must be state-accredited (no equivalency certificates or university-internal confirmations of the successful completion of interim sections).

Tuition Fee

  • International

    1336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 668 EUR per semester and a duration of  .
  • EU/EEA

    1336 EUR/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 668 EUR per semester and a duration of  .
  • Tuition fee is 720 CHF per semester


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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English Linguistics
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