The two-year Research Master's in Linguistics and Communication brings together linguistic theory and data from experimental and corpus studies, and has a strong emphasis on methodology.
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In this Master’s programme, you will study language and communication from various theoretical perspectives, including generative grammar, functional discourse grammar, optimality theory, neural networks, argumentation theory, rhetoric and discourse theory.
You will be taught to understand the value of these different theoretical approaches in analysing linguistic problems. The programme boasts an open, constructive atmosphere, in which you are trained to look beyond your own particular field of expertise.
This Research Master’s is coordinated by the Amsterdam Center for Language and Communication (ACLC), the large and thriving linguistics community at the University of Amsterdam that will be your academic home during your studies.
The Research Master's programme Linguistics and Communication is an accredited degree programme of the Master's degree programme Linguistics. After successful completion of this programme, you will receive a legally accredited Master’s degree in Linguistics and the title Master of Arts (MA).
|Degree programme||Research MA Linguistics (research)|
|Type||Regular study programme|
|Credits||120 ECTS, 24 months|
|Language of instruction||English|