Linguistics (also known as formal studies of human language) deals with issues related to the nature of language such as phonetics, morphology, phonology, syntax, pragmatics, semantics and linguistics of history. Linguistics look into multiple issues of language, such as how the language can be learnt, how the language is composed (letters, syllables, words, sentences), including grammatical and structural aspects, meaning and logics. Linguistics has categories such as evolutionary linguistics, historical linguistics, sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics, neurolinguistics, language acquisition and discourse analysis. Literature studies take important role on research of the field. Supportive disciplines are anthropology, human anatomy, informatics, philosophy, sociology, psychology, computer science, acoustics and etc.
Doors of our university are open for everyone. We invite you on our Preparatory Department of Russian language and other disciplines. We are happy to offer basic training (9 months, from October to June) and special training programs.
The MA in English Language and Linguistics offers you the opportunity to develop your linguistic skills and knowledge and to focus on the areas of linguistics or English language study that interest you the most. You will also acquire advanced research skills to enable independent scholarly enquiry. Studying this course by distance learning means that you will be able to study at the location and time of day that suits you most, within a structured and supportive framework.
As a programme oriented towards professional activity, the Master in Multilingual Communication is designed to offer both a high level of intellectual training and a practical training for activities related to communication in a multilingual workplace ; it aims at training versatile students who are aware of the latest scientific advances in their field of speciality and who possess the technical skills that are required for the professional activities they plan to perform.
This MRes in Translating Cultures course offers you the rare opportunity to study how cultures translate across a wide range of fields. Critically combining the disciplines of translation and cultural studies, it breaks new ground both practically and theoretically in exploring a variety of different issues across the humanities and social sciences.
The MA in Contemporary Chinese Studies is an innovative, exciting and challenging one-year taught masters programme providing you with a deep insight into one of the world’s most dynamic nations. The programme provides total immersion in China while studying through English to the same rigorous high standards as the University of Nottingham in the UK.
Applied Linguistics and World Englishes - This postgraduate programme represents a one year full-time (or part-time) advanced study of the current state of scholarship in World Englishes.
Applied Linguistics and English Language Teaching - This postgraduate programme represents a one year full-time (or part-time) advanced study of the current state of scholarship in language study and linguistics, with a particular emphasis on English language teaching and pedagogical applications.
Applied Linguistics - This postgraduate programme represents a one year full-time (or part-time) advanced study of the current state of scholarship in language study and linguistics. It provides an introduction to the interdisciplinary and sub-disciplinary dimensions of linguistics, and offers students the ability to develop a critical facility in applying theoretical models and frameworks in language study.
In the first instance we offer an MA in Interpreting and Translation in Mandarin and English. Other languages will be added in future. The degree aims to train students who already possess high-level English and Mandarin language skills to professional levels of competence in interpreting and translation.
The MA in English Language and Linguistics combines an intensive introduction to linguistic methodologies and research skills with detailed study of selected areas and issues in the field. Students can expect to develop a broad knowledge of diachronic and synchronic linguistics, a command of methodologies for understanding and analysing language, and the skills of independent scholarly enquiry, information retrieval and presentation.
Scopo del corso di laurea č di formare esperti che dispongano di conoscenze teoriche e pratiche nel campo della linguistica o della letteratura e cultura italiana e piů in generale delle scienze umane e che grazie a queste conoscenze possano esercitare creativamente la loro professione a livello teorico e pratico, inter- e multidisciplinare. I laureati disporranno di conoscenze teoriche sufficienti per poter continuare gli studi nel dottorato (PhD).
This programme is designed to familiarise students with the major achievements and ramifications of the Spanish language and culture through a firm grounding in linguistics, literature and cultural history.