Master of Linguistics

University of Canterbury

Subject area

Linguistics

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Entry requirements

An approved Bachelor's degree.

About the course

What can I expect out of this qualification?

Graduates will have advanced knowledge and understanding of current research in linguistics. They will have the skills necessary to understand how linguistic systems operate and to approach the connections between a language system and its social context. They will have carried out a substantial piece of independent research so they will have expertise in the formulation of research questions, data collection, statistical analysis and hypothesis testing. Graduates will also be excellent communicators having been trained to produce cogent and well-structured research reports.

What graduates earn

Graduates who studied Language and Literature at this level can earn:

$35,000

Median earnings one year after study

$45,000

Median earnings two years after study

$53,000

Median earnings five years after study

Status one year after study

Employment rate two years after study

55%

Employment rate two years after study

Scholarship information

Examples of related scholarships

Eamon Molloy Memorial Scholarship

Provided by:

University of Canterbury - The Scholarships Office

Website:

http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

Value:

Up to $15,000

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Heartland Bank Freemasons Scholarships

Provided by:

Freemasons New Zealand - National Office

Website:

http://freemasonsnz.org/charity/

Value:

$6,000 - one per Division.

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This information comes from Generosity New Zealand. For more scholarships, search their givME database (formerly called BreakOut) via your college, university or local library website.

Contact details

Main Campus Office

Free phone: 0800 827 748
Phone: (03) 369 3999
Web: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz

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