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M.A Linguistics Admissions 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

Master of Arts in Linguistics


Do you have a keen interest to learn about various languages? Do you want to be a language or linguistic teacher at school or college level? Then, M.A in Linguistics course is just for you. Many institutes in India provide this course. Learn about the M.A Linguistics course in detail.

Course Name: M.A Linguistics
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Stream: Journalism, Media & Communication
Course Category: Languages
Duration: 2 years

Course Overview

It is a postgraduate language course. Linguistics include a thorough and comprehensive study of the three core areas of linguistics. In short, it is a study of the relationship of written and spoken languages.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The common requirement for pursuing M.A Linguistics degree is a graduate degree in any stream from any of the recognized college or university of the country.
  • As a qualifying criteria, some institutes and universities require a minimum of 50% marks in graduation to get admission into this course.
  • Some institutes also conduct entrance examination to be eligible for getting admission to their M.A Linguistics degree course.
  • In these colleges, the selection totally depend on the marks secured in the final merit list, i.e. total marks aggregated in the final exam of graduation and the entrance test.
The duration of M.A Linguistics degree course is about 2 years, which is divided into four semesters.



Colleges offering M.A Linguistics course in India

College NameUniversityState
Faculty of Law University of DelhiUniversity of DelhiDelhi
Maharaja's CollegeKarnataka UniversityKarnataka
Sant Darbara Singh College of Education for WomenPanjab UniversityPunjab

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Who is suitable for M.A Linguistic course

  • Those students who have a keen interest to know about any language grammatically and willingness to understand it.
  • Those candidates who want to go for teaching course as a language or linguistic teacher at school or college level are the most suitable for this course.
  • Candidates should have the ability to manage an argument, ability to recognize and solve problems and working as a team to achieve common goals.

Benefits and advantages of M.A Linguistic course

  • M.A Linguistics course is beneficial for those candidates who want to for higher studies such as Ph.D or M.Phil degree in Linguistics or who want to do research in this field.
  • On completion of Ph.D or M.Phil degree, a student can apply for JRF or NET exam. The success of this exam makes teaching or research a good option.
  • Students get to understand the technicalities of sound, speech, sentences or words which are the building blocks of a language.
  • The M.A Linguistic degree not only teaches the specific language, but also focuses on the literature, culture and tradition of the country of its origin.
  • After completion of the course, candidates can be recruited in hospitals as Neuro linguists or speech therapists, who treat speech problems in children and adults.
  • One can also be appointed as a speech trainer in call centers.


M.A Linguistics Admissions for 2017 - 2018 Academic Year

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