Linguistics (Bachelor of Arts)

Heinrich Heine University of Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Qualification
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
Full-time
Duration
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Intakes
October
Tuition fee (local)
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Tuition fee (foreign)
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Entry Requirements

Admission requirement into the program would include:

  • school-leaving certificates (in the original language and an official, certified copy in German translated by a sworn translator; English and French certificates do not need to be translated)
  • proof of previous study credits (in the original language and an official, certified copy in German translated by a sworn translator; English and French certificates do not need to be translated)
  • DSH certificate (= German language university entrance exam for foreign students) (DSH 2 or 3) or a comparable language proficiency certificate
  • If you have already begun to study in Germany, please submit the current certificate of enrolment (= Studienbescheinigung) from your university / college, showing subject(s) studied, intended degree and number of semesters studied.

Curriculum

A course of study that integrates several sub-subjects. Students will receive in this course a scientifically based training round on language in general and various languages' similarities and differences. The study includes a substantial improvement of language skills - in English, French, Italian, Spanish, Japanese, German as a foreign language, Hebrew, Yiddish, Latin or ancient Greek - and offers the possibility of different focus training / orientations:

  •     Languages ​​ two languages​​)
  •     Basics (1 philosophy and foreign language)
  •     Psycholinguistics (psycho-and neuro- linguistics and foreign language 1)
  •     Computational Linguistics (Language Processing and 1 foreign language)

Academic year 1:

  • Entries in the Linguistics and the three main core areas ( Phonetics & phonology, morphology and syntax, grammar level,  significance level semantics and pragmatics ), language courses, basics of philosophy and computer science.

Academic year 2, 3:

  • Linguistic diversity and variation sociolinguistics, language policy, language types, varieties
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Language change and language development
  • Psycho - and Neurolinguistics
  • Language and the brain, language acquisition, language disorders
  • Computational Linguistics for example machine translation , speech synthesis and speech recognition , etc.
  • Linguistics of English , French , Italian or Spanish

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