Master of Philosophy in Linguistics
The aim of the programme is to develop your skills as a scholar. The topics given at the department focus on academic theory and method. The programme of study in Linguistics is based on your specialization at the Bachelor's level. The main areas of study are syntax, phonology, semantics, pragmatics, and computational linguistics.
Linguistics is used for research, both related to language in itself and to technological development. Another area linguistic knowledge is widely used is in teaching.
An M. Phil. in Linguistics may form a basis for many work activities, such as within IT emphasizing different aspects of language analysis, Internet search, translation – both manual and automatic.
Facts about the programme of study
Degree level: Master
Length of study programme: 2 years
Restricted admission: Yes
Norwegian applicants / International applicants:
Unfortunately, the Master of Philosophy study programme is no longer available. You may therefore not apply for admission to this programme in the autumn semester of 2015.
Department of Language and Literature
Faculty of Humanities
Validity of information: 2014/2015