|Degree:||Master of Arts (MA)|
Learning to become a competent linguist who has an understanding of a wide array of topics ranging from how people learn and use language to how the brain processes language and how language and people influence each other.
The General Linguistics Master’s at Radboud University offers a wide range of advanced topics in fields as diverse as psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, (second) language learning, language description, language testing and linguistic diversity. Courses generally offer a nice mix of theoretical and practical knowledge: they for instance situate insights from linguistic and language acquisition theory within the context of everyday communication and contemporary language use. For those with sufficient language proficiency, we also offer language-specific linguistics courses in Dutch, German, French and Spanish. Students also have free access to the Masterlanguage programme, offering linguistics courses in English, Dutch, Italian, French and Spanish that Radboud organises in collaboration with other Dutch universities. The General Linguistics Master's at Radboud University offers you the opportunity to pick and choose those courses that interest you the most in the field of linguistics or related areas, thereby creating the profile that you desire.