M.A. Degree course

01. Programme : Postgraduate Diploma /Master of Arts in Linguistics
02. Duration       : Two Year
03. Method of the course          : The course includes lectures, seminars, tutorials and workshops.  Lectures and  tutorials are conducted during the first year, and seminars and workshops are conducted during the second year.
04. Structure of the course  : The M.A. in Linguistics consists of  six written papers and a dissertation.  The written examination is held at the end of the first year and the dissertation has to be submitted at the end of the second year.  Two hundred and forty hours are allocated for lectures, and one hundred and twenty hours for tutorials. There are twenty seminars and workshops.
05. Evaluation process      : a)       The minimum pass mark for the papers is 40%.  The postgraduate diploma is offered to candidates who fulfil the     minimum requirement for five papers and who have at least thirty five marks for the sixth paper, and provided he/she has an average of fifty marks for the all papers.
    b)      The M.A. in Linguistics is offered to those who fulfil obtain over 50% for five papers, and over 40% for the sixth paper and an average of fifty marks for the six papers at the written examination which is held the  end of the first year.  Candidates also have to get fifty marks for the dissertation submitted at the end of the second year.
    c)       Candidates who get a minimum of 55% for five papers and an average of over 55% for all six papers are qualified to enrol for the M.Phill programme in Linguistics.
    d)      The criteria set out for the M.A. programme in the Faculty of Humanities are valued for the written examination of the above programme.

Syllabus - M.A. in Linguistics Programme >>>