Linguistics: Language Consultancy and Linguistic Documentation MA

Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam    Faculty of Humanities

Full time September MA Full-time: 1 year

About the course

How do children learn their mother tongue? How do non-native speakers learn a second language and what are the best teaching methods? What is involved in teaching a computer a language?

In the Master's programme in Linguistics, you will explore these questions and more. You will learn to analyse the learnability of languages, describe languages and even combine language with artificial intelligence. You will become a language expert who is specialised in one of three areas:

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Entry Requirements

Students are eligible for admission to the Language Consultancy and Linguistic Documentation programme with a Bachelor’s degree in Linguistics after assessment by the Examination Board of your previous education. Students with a Bachelor's in a modern language, a Bachelor's in classics or in communication- and information science with a minimum of 60 ECTS in linguistic courses are also admissible. We will assess your previous education at course level to decide whether you have completed a sufficient number of linguistics courses. There is no pre-master programme available for this track.


EU/EER Student: €1,084
NON-EU Student: €15,546

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