MA in Applied Linguistics Faculty of Humanities
University of Pannonia

Starts in English
Master's degree program
Full time

MA in Applied Linguistics
If you are interested in the language(s) in use at the individual, societal or intercultural level, and you have a BA degree in humanities or social sciences, come to our Master’s program, where you can learn from world famous international professors; participate in research and conferences; prepare for doctoral studies. 

Students enrolled in the programme will know more about: 

  • how we process our language(s); 
  • how we acquire/learn language(s); 
  • how bi- and multilingual people communicate; 
  • what linguistic rights and policies different states have; 
  • how important intercultural communication is; 
  • how the brain works while processing language(s); 
  • what methods you can use for linguistic research. 

They can: 

  • learn from world famous international professors; 
  • participate in research and conferences; 
  • get published; 
  • work at any places where human communication is in focus; 
  • go on with your studies at our Multilingualism Doctoral School. 


Our BSc in International Business Economics is for you if you

you are interested in:
psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, language planning and policy, linguistic rights, communication, bi- and multilingualism.

We invite applicants interested in:

  • L1 and L2 acquisition
  • Speech production and perception
  • Media language analysis
  • Language planning, language policy
  • Applied linguistics research methodology
  • Multilingualism
  • Pursuing a PhD later

Program content

Semester 1:

Language and speech, Linguistic research methodology, Psycholinguistics, Sociolinguistics, Personal and societal communication, The history of applied linguistics, Academic language use 


Semester 2:

Semantics, pragmatics, Mono- and multilingual development, Linguistic corpus analysis, Speech and brain, Intercultural communication, Phonetics 


Semester 3:

Linguistic typological studies, Linguistic statistics, The bilingual mental lexicon, Multilingualism


Semester 4:

Language assessment, Theories of SLA, Language policy, linguistic rights 


Optional courses: 

Linguistic disorders, Media language, electronic communication, Minorities studies, Individual differences in SLL, Written language, Forensic linguistics, Hungarology, Computer-assisted linguistic research, Linguistic fieldwork, Bilingual speech behavior, Qualitative research methods in bilingualism and multilingualism

You can find a job with your degree

In any domains of the public sphere as a researcher, counsellor, spokesperson, language advisor, speech and communication expert, etc. 

Interested in the details? Find out more on the faculty's webpage!

B2 level English skills, B.A. degree, interview 

4 semesters
2000€/ semester