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Semiotics - Master of Arts in Humanities


Course Description

The 2-year Master’s programme in Semiotics provides interdisciplinary background and gives a theoretical base for application of semiotic ideas to a wide variety of disciplines and scientific study. The programme binds together the theory of semiotics and three core modules - cultural semiotics, biosemiotics and sociosemiotics.

The tradition of excellence in semiotic theory in Tartu was established by Juri Lotman in 1960s, the founder of semiotics of culture and the Tartu-Moscow Semiotic School, as well as the oldest journal of semiotics, Sign Systems Studies.

All admitted applicants will receive tuition-waiver scholarships.

More information: www.ut.ee/semiotics

Application deadline: April 16

Entry Requirements

Students are admitted according to ranking lists formed on the basis of entrance requirements set separately for each curriculum. If necessary and fixed in a curriculum, international applicants must also take entrance examinations. Maximum number of points that can be earned for admission is 100, a candidate is eligible to apply, that is to be considered for ranking, with 60 points. Language requirementsThere are English language requirements for admission to Master's prorgammes taught in English.

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