Linguistics - Masters

City Student Scholarships Category Duration Admission Requirements Education Institution
Copenhagen, Aarhus SU berettiget Masters 2 year Bachelor University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university
City Copenhagen, Aarhus
Student Scholarships SU berettiget
Category Masters
Duration 2 year
Admission Requirements Bachelor
Education Institution University of Copenhagen
Aarhus university

Do you love languages ​​and wondering where the different language comes from and how it developed and there are some contexts in how language is structured?

Choose a Master's degree in Linguistics and get an in-depth insight into how the language is linked and have a greater knowledge of the linguistic theories. You will be challenged on your knowledge of the bachelor's program, but it will only become more and more interesting to work with language research.

You must make your own study of a language and through scientific methods and theories find the elements that can be compared with other languages, or defining the language itself.

Master's degree in Linguistics is rated at 2 years. The starting point is a continuation of the training you followed the bachelor program. The subjects are the center around grammatical theory, phonological theory and linguistic descriptions of language. The purpose is that you achieve such high skills that you are linguistically can interpret any-to-any language scientifically.

But how much is needed for a linguist? Is not that just something you used in the old days when the language of unknown strains were studied and translated? Yes, it was done, and still do, because there are still many languages ​​are not studied or have a script yet. There disappears continuously some old language, but there are also new language all the time. And the evolution of our language is so great that it is almost a completely different language than it was 100 years ago.

Linguists are used not only to find tribal and translate their language and alphabets make them. They are also used in more IT-related projects, language plays a big role. The large communications that have come across the border and the increased need to make themselves understood in many languages, make that there is a market to develop programs and apps that can translate directly, so you can speak in their own language and the receiver can hear the answer in their own language.

There are many exciting opportunities, so grab the opportunity and learn the language research.

Job Opportunities

Employment as translator, teacher, interpreter, computational linguistics in private IT companies or self-employed.