The Maurice Thorez Institute of Foreign Languages
Moscow State Linguistic University

45.04.02 MA in LINGUISTICS / Theoretical, Applied and Experimental Linguistics

Specialisation: Theoretical, Applied and Experimental Linguistics

Study Mode: Full time

Duration: 2 academic years (120 ECTS)

Programme Overview

If you want to gain in-depth theoretical knowledge and practical skills in the field of applied linguistics, this MA programme is for you. The programme offers an excellent opportunity to explore language and artificial intelligence. You will also gain practical experience in conducting linguistics research and advance your language skills.

What You Will Study

· Modern European languages: English and a second foreign language

· Theory and practice of scientific experiment

· Design of intelligent information systems

· Applied mathematics

· Complex methodology of linguistic analysis of oral-speech discourse

· Computer technologies of acoustic analysis of speech signal in phonographic examination Lecture courses

· History and methodology of science

· General linguistics and history of linguistic teachings

· Theory of text and discourse

· Pedagogy and psychology of higher education

· Legal bases of linguistic activity

· Quantitative linguistics and new information technologies

· Basic components of applied speech and new information technologies

· Intellectualization of applied linguistic systems

· Psycholinguistics

· Linguoconflictology

· Media linguistics


The MA allows you to work in the areas connected with

· Software localization

· Work with automatic and automated translation systems

· Linguistic aspects of information security

· Linguocybernetics

· Work in areas related to artificial intelligence

· Technical and specialized translation

· Work with electronic dictionaries

· Linguistic expertise of text and speech

· Acoustic analysis

Working with databases