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Linguistics courses are rapidly gaining popularity among the students. No doubt, this course was earlier not known to many but with the increasing demand of professionals in the industry, the demand of Linguistics courses also raised. Earning a degree in Linguistics courses can open doors to a lot of different jobs and careers including the fields of education.

Linguistics is a study of language which determines the common element connecting the languages and draws its relevance from archeology, anthropology, psychology, philosophy, sociology, English, computer science and all the other subjects. Colleges and universities offering Linguistics courses teach you about organization and use of languages as well as develop skills in critical reading, argumentation and analysis. The eligibility criteria for getting admission in Linguistics courses at any of the top colleges is at least a higher secondary certificate in 10+2 with humanities as one of the main disciplines. On the other, if you want to apply for a post graduation degree in Linguistics, you will need a graduate degree in the same.

Scope After Linguistics Courses

Linguistics courses offer you a wide range of job opportunities in future. There are around 7,000 languages in the world and who is not interested in studying all of them. Students with a keen interest to know about the different languages can enroll in these courses at top colleges and institutes. Linguistics deal with the structure of language, the relationships between languages and the way languages change over time. Major in this field will help you acknowledge how diverse it can be, giving you a taste of traditions as well as advanced knowledge. Students with a degree in linguistics can apply at central institute of Indian languages, institute of Hindi language and anthropological survey of India. Moreover, a linguist can also get jobs in hospitals as speech therapists, speech trainers in the call centers or work in the field of medical transcription.

The prominent Linguistics courses are :

  • M.A. in Linguistics
  • Post M.A., Diploma in Linguistics
  • Advanced Diploma in Applied Linguistics
  • B.A. (Hons.) Linguistics
  • P.G. Diploma in Linguistics

Colleges and universities offering these courses are :

  • University of delhi
  • Jawaharlal Nehru university (new delhi)
  • Central institute of English and foreign language, (Hyderabad)
  • Aligarh Muslim university, (Uttar Pradesh)
  • Swarthmore, department of linguistics
  • Annamalai University, Annamalai Nagar
  • Maharaja Sayajirao University of Baroda, Baroda