Master of Philosophy in English Linguistics and Language Acquisition

Master of Philosophy in English Linguistics and Language Acquisition

English Linguistics and Language Acquisition (Master's Programme)

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  • MasterFull time, 2 years
  • Location Trondheim
  • Requirements See Admission
  • Max. places See Admission
  • LanguageEnglish
  • Apply before1. mars *(varies, see admissions)
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The Master of Philosophy (M. Phil.) in English Linguistics and Language Acquisition is an international master's programme which provides successful applicants with the opportunity to specialise within the fields of language acquisition, language processing and cognition and English language and linguistics. The programme is linked to one of the priority research areas at the Department of Language and Literature: Language and Cognition.

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This programme is especially suitable for those who want to become researchers in the field of language and linguistics, or for those who want to become teachers. Some of our previous students now work as lecturers at universities in their home countries. 

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As an international master student at the Master's programme in English Linguistics and Language Acquisition, you will be part of a small student group at the department. You will get close follow up from both academic and administrative staff. You will also be integrated with Norwegian students pursuing a Master of English degree.

In addition you will be part of a large group of international students at NTNU. The Office of International Relations arranges ski trips and dinners for all the international students. You will get the chance to meet not only Norwegian students, but students from all over the world.

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The programme of study consists of two academic years of full-time study, divided in four semesters, awarding a total of 120 ECTS Credits. The first year of study consists of courses/modules, whereas the second year is devoted to work with the master's thesis.

Courses within the programme cover topics such as language acquisition, language processing and cognition, theories and methods in linguistics as well as other topics within English linguistics. The thesis is an academic study of a particular topic within English language and linguistics, language acquisition, language processing, and/or language cognition. You will get supervision throughout the year. 

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The application procedure is different depending mainly upon your source of funding and whether or not you have a Nordic citizenship.

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