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1-21 80 11 Linguistics
Language of study  English
Mode of study  Full-time
Term of study  1 year
Entrance exams for foreign citizens 


(with an indication of the main disciplines studied)

Names of master’s degree students’ activities, cycles of  disciplines, disciplines Number of credits



  • • Methodology of Linguistic Researches
In the course of studying the academic discipline “Methodolo-gy of Linguistic Research”, an acquaintance with the philoso-phical, general scientific and private linguistic methods of studying and describing language as a sign system and individual units of all levels of the language, preparation of undergraduates for research work in the field of linguistics with effective use of methods of language research will be made.
  • • Ethnopsycholinguistics
In the course of studying the discipline “Ethnopsycholinguis-tics”, the formation of ideas about what is universal and culturally specific in commu-nication is carried out, i.e. the national and cultural specificity of speech activity is studied in the range of problems relevant to modern science.
  • • Language and Society
In the course of studying the discipline “Language and Society”, professional skills are developed for independent research work in the field of interaction between language and society and the sociolinguistic study of multilingualism.
  • • Theory and Practice of Communication
In the course of studying the academic discipline, communications in the social sphere, the mastery of technologies of which is a component of the professional competence of a researcher, prepared for various types of interaction in the process of performing research work, approbation of the main results of research in the framework of scientific discourse are considered.
  • • Special Seminar on Thesis Profile
A special seminar on the profile of the dissertation is designed to form the ability to solve specialized research problems in the profile of scientific research.
  • • Semiotics and Philosophy of Language
In the course of studying the course ‘Semiotics and Philosophy of Language”, the formation of knowledge, skills and abilities in the field of philosophical analysis of language, as well as acquaintance with the basic philosophical and semiotic concepts that determine the development of linguistics, is carried out in future masters of philological sciences.
  • • Theory of Speech Genres
In the course of studying the discipline “Theory of Speech Genres”, the knowledge of undergraduates on the problems of typology of speech genres is deepened, the skills and abilities of linguistic analysis of texts of different speech genres are formed.
  • • Pragmatics and Communicative Personality
In the course of studying the discipline, undergraduates are introduced to the latest theoretical achievements in line with the communicative and pragmatic direction in linguistics, as well as skills and abilities are formed within the framework of pragmatic competence in the fields of intercultural, professional, socio-political and scientific communication.
  • • Derivation in Comparative Typological Lighting
The course “Derivation in comparative typological coverage” is devoted to comparing the features of word formation methods in different languages and identifying typological connections and differences in derivation.
  • • Modern Lexicology and Phraseology in a Comparative Aspect
In the course of studying the discipline “Modern lexicology and phraseology in a comparative aspect”, the analysis of the main aspects and methods of comparative typological research of the vocabulary and phraseology of related and unrelated languages is carried out.
  • • Grammatical Semantics
The discipline “Grammatical semantics” is aimed at the formation of master’s students’ knowledge of the parameters of the diversity of natural languages, the foundations of their areal, typological and genetic classification, as well as mastering the skills of typological characteristics of the language based on grammar.
  • • Linguistic Stylistics
In the course of studying the discipline “Linguostylistics”, the formation of linguo-stylistic competencies is carried out, that is, through the study of the expressive means of the language and the regularities of the functioning of the language in various spheres of social activity and communication situations, the communication and professional competencies of students are improved.
  • • The Basics of Comparative Typological Linguistics
The course “Fundamentals of Comparative Typological Linguistics” provides an acquaintance with the main achievements of modern typology and contrastive linguistics, gives a general idea of the basic principles of typological classification of languages and the most significant typological parameters, explains the methodology of typological and comparative research, prepares students for research activities within the framework of comparative and typological direction.
  • • Directions of Modern Linguistics
In the course of studying the discipline “Directions of modern linguistics”, the formation of the linguistic and linguocultural competences of the philologist takes place, the readiness to productively solve professional problems in the aspect of linguistic analysis of the text, the theoretical foundations of the study of linguistics at this stage of the development of science are being improved, practical recommendations are given for the analysis of complex and ambiguous modern linguistics of linguistic phenomena.
  • • Business Communication: Lingvostilistichesky aspect
In the course of studying the discipline “Business communication: the linguistic aspect” undergraduates solve the problems of business communication, study the theoretical and practical aspects of documentary linguistics.
  • • Linguistic Source Study
The discipline gives a holistic view of linguistic source studies as a new direction in modern linguistics; studies linguistic sources, techniques and methods of their analysis, focuses on identifying the informative capabilities of linguistic sources for the study of problems in relation to different areas of linguistics.
  • • Language and Culture of Speech in the Media
The discipline “Language and culture of speech in the media” is designed to consider the media in a broad context, with due regard for establishing the influence of social, political and cultural factors on the functioning of the language in society.
  • • Linguodidactics
Linguodidactics is an applied linguistic discipline that considers both teaching a foreign language and mastering a foreign language. Linguodidactics explores the general patterns of teaching languages, develops methods and means of teaching a particular language, depending on didactic goals, studies the influence of monolingualism or bilingualism on language acquisition and solves a number of related problems.
  • • Coursework
The main task of the course work is the formation of the ability of independent scientific research to study a given topic, including the development of the skill to find the necessary information from various sources, the application in practice of various scientific research methods, the improvement of the skill of formulating the subject, goals, objectives and conclusions of scientific research.

The main competencies that

the graduate will acquire

  • In the course of training, a master’s student acquires the skills of qualified research in the field of linguistics; skills in applying the methods of scientific knowledge in independent research activities; skills of semantic analysis of grammatical units and linguo-stylistic analysis of the text; skills of conducting written and oral communications in the professional field of activity; skills in working with linguistic sources, including the skills of writing abstracts, annotations, summaries of texts, as well as their adaptation for teaching purposes. 

Options to continue education

(postgraduate specialties)

• 10.02.20 Comparative-historical, typological and comparative linguistics
• 10.02.01 Belarusian language
• 10.02.02 Russian language
• 10.02.19 Theory of language
Graduate certificate MASTER’S DEGREE DIPLOMA


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