14 Language Studies Master's degrees in Netherlands

Language Studies

The language studies are part of the broader area of linguistics (also known as formal studies of human language). Language studies analyse the rules we use words to use and create spoken as well as written language. Students gain academic knowledge on issues related to the nature of language such as phonetics, morphology, phonology, syntax, pragmatics, semantics and linguistics of history.

Find and compare 14 Masters in Language Studies in Netherlands. Below is a selection of the available study options in Netherlands. If you're interested in studying Language Studies in Netherlands you can view all 14 Master's programmes. You can also read more about the Language Studies discipline in general, or about studying in Netherlands.

Suggested Master's Programmes

Pre Master Programme Pre Master Programme
  • Feb 2016
  • EEA € 5,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 5,000 per year
  • 6 months

The Pre Master Programme is especially designed for international students and will combine intensive academic English language training, study skills and academic subjects to ensure a swift adaption to Stenden’s Master’s programmes. Students will build greater confidence in expressing themselves and engaging with fellow particpants, lecturers and professors in the Master’s programmes.

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Language and Communication Language and Communication
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,984 per year
  • Non-EEA € 9,232 per year
  • 24 months

The Research Master’s in Language and Communication focuses on the connection between language and communication. In the programme subjects like intercultural communication, persuasive communication, language technology and language diversity, will be treated. Also, the programme is quite unique as it also focuses on empirical research and in doing so works closely together with different research environments.

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Middle Eastern Studies (Research) Middle Eastern Studies (Research)
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 16,000 per year
  • 24 months

This research programme allows you to focus on a region, such as the Arab world, North Africa, or Turkey, or on a discipline, such as history, politics, religion, or language and literature.

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Asian Studies (1 Year): East Asian Studies
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,800 per year
  • 12 months

This specialisation is aimed at students interested in East Asia with a focus on fields such as history, sociology, anthropology, cultural and religious studies, economics, linguistics and politics.

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Linguistics: German Language and Linguistics
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,800 per year
  • 12 months

In this specialisation you will learn to analyse language by studying the constitution of text - spoken as well as written - in its social, medial, cultural and historical context.

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Literary and Cultural Studies
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 11,000 per year
  • 24 months

The degree programme offers an in-depth, integrated training in the academic study of the arts and their function in culture and society (by arts is meant literature, film, drama, music, and the new digital arts) with a focus on knowledge, skills and insight.

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Middle Eastern Studies: Arabic Studies
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 16,000 per year
  • 12 months

The Arabic Studies master's specialisation at Leiden University explores the language, literature, history and cultures of the Arab world.

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Choreography (English Master)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 6,200 per year
  • 24 months

Focus on the teaching of concepts, theories and principles in support of creative processes.

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Language and Communication Technologies (LCT) (EM) - Double Degree
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 4,000 per year
  • Non-EEA € 8,000 per year
  • 24 months

Language and communication are fundamental to human activity. LCT is opening the doors to deep scientific understanding of human language and communication, plays a role in the development of web-based technologies, and will play a key role in the development and maintenance of multilingual infrastructures.

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Applied Linguistics (Teaching English as a Foreign Language)
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,951 per year
  • Non-EEA € 11,000 per year
  • 12 months

This one-year Master's programme focuses on foreign language teaching. It offers theoretical insights to help assess language-teaching methods and applied linguistics research. You will study the process of learning and the use of second languages. The programme allows you to focus your research on yourlanguage of choice, for instance Dutch as a second language, but also French, German, Swedish, Chinese, or any other language.

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Linguistics: Italian Language and Linguistics
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,800 per year
  • 12 months

In this specialisation you will study the Italian language from a typological perspective, as well as from a historical and sociolinguistic point of view.

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Linguistics: English Language and Linguistics
  • Feb 2016
  • Sep 2015
  • EEA € 1,906 per year
  • Non-EEA € 15,800 per year
  • 12 months

This specialisation offers a wide range of specialised courses and research topics, both theoretical and applied. In addition, you will be able to take other language-related courses.

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Netherlands

Netherlands

The Netherlands (also known as Holland) was the first non-English-speaking country to offer degrees in English. Therefore, various programmes are taught in English and are very internationally oriented.

English-Taught Education

Many universities in Netherlands offer study programmes taught in English. Studying abroad in English-taught classes makes it easier to transfer your acquired knowledge to other countries. Furthermore, English-taught education will ensure international career opportunities in the future. Before starting a programme, you need to have a basic knowledge of the English language. Find an English course on Language Learning Portal or assess your level of English by taking the IELTS language test.