Master in Linguistics / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

It is expected that the program will provide opportunities for students to develop and demonstrate knowledge and understanding, skills and competencies and other properties in the following fields:
 
1.  Produce well qualified researchers who possess all the basic skills required of a researcher.
 
2.  Provide students with the basic theoretical information that should enable them to pursue their doctoral studies in the future.
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3.  Acquaint students with the methodology of scientific research in general and the methodology of research in linguistics in particular.
 
4.  Develop students’ research skills in the area of Linguistics by helping them to prepare a thesis at the end of the programme.
 
5.  Acquaint  students with the problematics related  to specialized texts analysis.
 
6.  Equip students with the different technological tools in the field of Linguistics.

Master in Linguistics / Program Intended Learning Outcomes

​At the successful completion of the Master’s Program in Linguistics, students should be able to: 

1- Describe and explain recent linguistic theory, research, and methods; and how to apply them to a range of professional fields and to the structure and function of language as used in natural discourse. 

2- Recognize and analyze the grammatical system of English and other languages, particularly Arabic. 

3- Analyze specific sounds and understand systematic properties of the sound system of English. 

4- Compare and contrast languages in terms of systematic differences in phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics, and language acquisition sequence.

5- Evaluate and discuss academic problems on the basis of history, traditions, distinctive character, and place of applied linguistics in a multilingual society. 

6- Utilize computational tools for linguistic research and other linguistic applications such as lexicography and language teaching.

7- Explain and systematize large amounts of linguistic data from linguistic corpora.

8- Analyze and deal critically with information from linguistic theory and data, and utilize that information to structure and formulate scholarly arguments.

9- Prepare and present seminars to a professional standard.

10- Design and carry out , interpret and critique research in the discipline and write theses or reports to a professional standard, equivalent in quality to that of publishable papers.

11- Work efficiently, both independently and collaboratively, and uphold social and professional responsibilities. 

12- Demonstrate lifelong professional development appreciation and manifest serious commitment towards generating knowledge by using Information Communications Technology (ICT) efficiently.​