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COURSE TITLE Master of Arts in Linguistics
 
COURSE CODE PMALINFTR9

POSTNOMINAL

LEVEL OF QUALIFICATION

NATIONAL QUALIFICATIONS
FRAMEWORK LEVEL

DURATION

MODE OF ATTENDANCE

TOTAL ECTS CREDITS

M.A.(Melit.)

Second Cycle

Level 7

3 Semesters

Full-time (by Research)

90

COURSE OVERVIEW
This programme of study is also offered on a part-time basis. Please consult the Registrar’s website for more information pertaining to courses offered by the University.

This programme requires students to collaborate with their supervisor to identify a topic of interest and then design and execute their own research programme in the chosen area. The dissertation topics are extremely varied, ranging from experimental and corpus-based studies to more theoretical work. Ultimately, whether or not a topic is accepted depends on the ability of a student and supervisor to collaborate on identifying a topic that is of interest to both of them.
 
ADMISSION AND
PROGRESSION REQUIREMENTS
The Course shall be open to applicants in possession of one of the following qualifications:

(a) a Bachelor degree with at least Second Class Honours in Linguistics or in an area of study that includes a substantial amount of study-units in Linguistics or an area related to Linguistics or

(b) a Bachelor degree with at least Category II in an area of study that includes a substantial amount of study-units in Linguistics or an area related to Linguistics, provided that such applicants may be required to complete a preparatory programme as specified below.

Preparatory Programme

The preparatory programme shall comprise study-units to which not less than 40 credits and not more than 60 credits are assigned and shall also be governed by the Principal Regulations.

Students shall be required to successfully complete the preparatory programme of study with an average mark of 70% or better prior to their registration for the Course.

The admission requirements are applicable for courses commencing in October 2016.

For more detailed information pertaining to admission and progression requirements please refer to the bye-laws for the course available here.
 
 


 

 

 
Last Updated: 22 April 2017
 
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The availability of optional units may be subject to timetabling constraints.
Units not attracting a sufficient number of registrations may be withdrawn without notice.
Unless for exceptional approved reasons, no changes to the programme of study for a particular academic year will be made once the students' registration period for that academic year begins.

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Change in Name
As of April 2017, the Institute has officially changed its name to Institute of Linguistics and Language Technology.
Timetables

Class timetables are now available from this page.

For study-units LIN1063, LIN1065, LIN2013 and LIN5063, please click on this page to check the Academic English timetable.

Ethical approval
Deadlines for submission of ethical approval forms to the Institute Research Ethics Committee are now available on the Research page.
Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II
Posts of Part-Time Research Support Assistant or Officer I/II for the MASRI project that aims to build a Maltese speech recognition system.  
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III
Post of Part Time Research Support Officer I, II or III  for the Maltese Sign Language Research Project.
 
 

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