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The award
MA

How long you will study
24 months

Domestic course fees
EUR 2060

How you will study
full-time

Course starts
February, September

International course fees
EUR 11500

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About Linguistics at University of Groningen

Language is a central topic in cognitive science, computer science and the study of human behaviour. The research tracks of Linguistics study these fields in depth.

Language can be studied in many ways. You can, for exampleanalyse texts or computer corpora, listen to people speak, ormeasure properties of sound waves in the lab. You can choosefrom:

All research tracks are taught in English. 

Language is a central topic in cognitive science, computer science and the study of human behaviour. The research tracks of Linguistics study these fields in depth.

Language can be studied in many ways. You can, for exampleanalyse texts or computer corpora, listen to people speak, ormeasure properties of sound waves in the lab. You can choosefrom:

All research tracks are taught in English. 

After your studies

Job prospects

After graduating in Neurolinguistics you will probably find aposition in rehabilitation or school counselling. In addition, itis very well possible that you may end up in the government, aconsultancy or a publishing company.

With a Master's track in Applied Linguistics, you are trained to develop language education methods. European Linguistics preparesyou for a job in education or communication. With your track inMultilingualism you could also become an expert on how to deal withmultilingualism in education, or on how to approach languageplanning for governments.
All four tracks allow you to apply for research positions.

Veel afgestudeerde taalwetenschappers komen terecht bijrevalidatiecentra of in de onderwijsbegeleiding. Je kunt ook aan deslag bij de overheid, bij adviesbureaus, of uitgeverijen. Daarnaastis het mogelijk verder te gaan met onderzoek bij eenonderzoeksinstituut of universiteit.

Met een aanvullend diploma Logopedie kun je na afronding van demastertrack Neurolinguïstiek aan het werk als klinischlinguïst/logopedist.

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German Language and CultureAll Research universities

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English Language and CultureAll Research universities

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Minorities & MultilingualismAll Research universities

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Finoegrische Talen en CulturenAll Research universities

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ClassicsAll Research universities

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Information ScienceAll Research universities

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Dutch Language and CultureAll Research universities

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Romance Languages and CulturesAll Research universities

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Scandinavian Languages and CulturesAll Research universities

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Slavonic Language and CultureAll Research universities

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Middle Eastern StudiesAll Research universities

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Communication and Information SciencesAll Research universities

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LinguisticsAll Research universities

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grade list

Excellent academic record.

language test

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 onwriting skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items).ERK level C1.

previous education

A Bachelor diploma in the field of:

  • a modern European language and culture study
  • Communication- and Information Science
  • Humanities Computing/Information Science
  • Linguistics
reference letter

Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Furthermore, the selection procedure is also based on anevaluation of degree certificates, individual results and thethesis or paper.

Admission requirements

Specific requirementsMore information
grade list

Excellent academic record.

language test

Minimum requirement of TOEFL iBT 100 (with a minimum of 25 onwriting skills) or IELTS 7 (with a minimum of 6.5 on all items).ERK level C1.

reference letter

Two letters of recommendation from relevant experts.

written requestNo further information
other admission requirements

Furthermore, the selection procedure is also based on anevaluation of degree certificates, individual results and thethesis or paper.

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