Master English Language & Linguistics

  • ECTS: 120 (84 ECTS courses + 36 ECTS master's thesis and defence)
  • Minimum duration: 4 semesters
  • Average duration: 6 semesters
  • Language of instruction: English
  • Language requirements: English C1+ (cf. Admission requirements)
  • Specialisations: Historical linguistics, Functional & cognitive linguistics, Applied linguistics
  • Compulsory courses: 12-16 (depending on M03 Electives / M05 Extension); almost exclusively courses with continuous assessment

General information

Our MA in English Language and Linguistics is an engaging two-year programme, combining a variety of approaches to the study of English. You will analyze and investigate forms and functions of English from different theoretical perspectives, and be able to develop your own special interests in research projects leading up to your master thesis.

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