|Study location||Italy, Padua|
|Type||Master's degree, full-time|
|Nominal duration||2 years (120 ECTS)|
|Awards||(Laurea magistrale in Linguistica)|
|Tuition fee||€2,530 per year
In order to accept your Offer at the University of Padova, you must pay the first instalment of tuition fees. Information on 2022/23 fees is not yet available, but the amounts will be more or less the same of 2021/22.
|Application fee||€30 one-time
This fee is non-refundable.
In order to accept your place at the University of Padua, the payment of the first instalment is required. This fee is non-refundable.
Bachelor diploma (or equivalent)
A minimum three-year undergraduate degree (or equivalent), with proven skills in Antiquities, Philology, Literary studies, Art, History, Italian, Linguistic, is required.
Please verify country-based specific entry title requirements at the following link.
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English / Italian.
You can often get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
You must take the original entry qualification documents with you when you finally go to the university.
If you are admitted to the degree course, you will have to submit other documents including original and translated/legalised copies of your previous qualifications, etc. No legalised documents are required at application stage.
An efficient command of English language
Specific requirements for Non-EU applicants:
Italian language requirement
B2 Level (CEFR) or equivalent certificate
The following students do NOT need to submit evidence of Italian language proficiency:
Places for non-European candidates residing outside Italy: 6 (1 for Chinese students joining the Marco Polo Project)
The degree programme provides graduates with a strong foundation in theory and methods of language and its universal aspects as well as in specific description of different linguistic systems with a synchronic and diachronic approach. Graduates in Linguistics have studied various techniques of linguistic analysis and have acquired a perspective that combines a formal approach with a detailed description of facts. The courses units and educational opportunities on offer include a wide range of fundamental disciplines of linguistic research, starting from basic course units such as phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, up to applied disciplines such as dialectology, historical linguistics and language acquisition, computational linguistics. Moreover, students may create ad hoc educational paths according to their interests in linguistics-related areas; they may also acquire skills in neuropsychology, logic and philosophy of language and instrumental knowledge of statistics among other disciplines.
Graduates can perform tasks involving specialistic skills in language education area and in publishing and communication sectors; they can also fill professional high-responsibility positions within cooperation and international institutions or in public administration services aimed at intercultural communication. Other relevant employment opportunities may arise in IT applications for communication area (setting up of archives, databases, linguistic consultancy in creating and managing websites, automatic translation, etc.). They may work as consultants or in the research and re-education areas (speech therapy, audiology, neurolinguistics, speech re-education). Graduates in Linguistics may also consider a career as teachers in schools, upon obtaining their teaching qualification and successfully participating in calls for teaching, pursuant the current regulations. Finally, they can continue their studies for further scientific training and research.
The degree programme allows the accumulation of educational credits to access course units for teaching.