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The award
MA

How long you will study
12 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

International course fees
EUR 11500

All study options

About Linguistics at University of Groningen

This Master's programme focuses on the human language ability. You will study language acquisition, the structure of language and its characteristics, or language disorders.

The programme in Linguistics takes one year. You will choose one of four tracks:
* Neurolinguistics
* AppliedLinguistics
* EuropeanLinguistics
* Multilingualism
Neurolinguistics focuses on the relationship between language and the brain. You will study language disorders such as aphasia,developmental language disorders and dyslexia.
The track in Applied Linguistics focuses on the process of learning and using a second language. This track is taught in English.
European Linguistics teaches you how language is constructed and what aspects can be distinguished and studied. To study this, you may choose any European language in which you have received aBachelor's degree.

The Multilingualism Master's track is unique in combining teaching of many societal, individual, educational, cultural and historical aspects of multilingualism with a practical,research-driven approach. 
You will finish your Master's programme by writing a thesis.

Deze master richt zich op het taalvermogen van de mens. Je bestudeert taalverwerving, taalstructuur en kenmerken, meertaligheid, of taalstoornissen.

De master Taalwetenschappen duurt één jaar. Je kiesteen van de volgende tracks:
* Neurolinguïstiek
* AppliedLinguistics
* EuropeanLinguistics
* Multilingualism
Binnen de Neurolinguïstiek besteed je aandacht aan de relatietussen taal en hersenen. Je bestudeert vooral taalstoornissen zoalsdyslexie en stoornissen op het gebied van taalontwikkeling.
Bij Applied Linguistics (Engelstalig) houd je je bezig mettaalverwerving. Je richt je onder andere op de theorieën overhet aanleren van een tweede taal en de didactische toepassingenhiervan. Deze mastertrack wordt in het Engels gegeven.
European Linguistics (Engelstalig) richt zich onder andere op demanier waarop taal is geconstrueerd en welke aspecten aan taalkunnen worden onderscheiden en bestudeerd. Je kunt hiervoor iedereEuropese taal bestuderen waarin je een bachelordiploma hebtbehaald.
Bij Multilingualism (Engelstalig) bestudeer je de meertaligheid ende uitdagingen die dit met zich meebrengt voor het individu,organisaties en de maatschappij.
Zie voor meer informatie over de tracks de aparteprogrammabeschrijvingen.

After your studies

Job prospects

All research masters are good stepping-stones to a PhD position,or other research careers. Depending on your choice of programme,you are also prepared for a career in the IT industry, in speech technology, clinical linguistics or speech and language therapy.

All research masters are good stepping-stones to a PhD position,or other research careers. Depending on your choice of programme,you are also prepared for a career in the IT industry, in speech technology, clinical linguistics or speech and language therapy.

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Notes about fees for this course

EU/EEA

€ 2060 per year

non-EU/EEA

€ 11500 per year

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