Study Programme Identity

The Master’s Programme in Linguistics, Department of Languages and Literature at Faculty of Cultural Studies was established in 2012 with the decree of Universitas Brawijaya (UB) Rector No. 284/SK/2012. The opening of the study programme was in accordance with the increasing interest in postgraduate education in the field of linguistics in Malang and its surroundings. Initially, the programme was named Master in Applied Linguistics. However, in order to comply with the policy of the Indonesia ministry of Education and Culture at that time, the name was changed into Master in Linguistics. In 2014, this study programme got its legal status from The Directorate General of Higher Education (DIKTI), SK 595/E/EO/2014. Afterwards, the Master’s Programme in Linguistics was accredited B in 2005 by the National Body of Accreditation for Higher Education (BAN PT) with the decree of SK BAN PT Nomor: 1152/SK/BAN-PT/Akred/M/XI/2015.

University : Universitas Brawijaya
Faculty : Faculty of Cultural Studies
Departement : Languages and Literature
Study Programme Code : 79102
Study Programme Name : Master’s Programme in Linguistics
Study Programme Establishment Decree Number : 595/E/O/2014
Date of Establishment : 17 October 2014
Decree of Operational Permission : 595/E/O/2014
Operational Decree Date : 17 October 2014
BAN-PT Decree Number : 7438/SK/BAN-PT/Ak-PPJ/M/XI/2020
The Latest Accreditation Ranking : B
Lecturer : Student Ratio : 1 : 7
Address : Jl. Veteran Malang
Postal Code : 65145
Telephone : 0341 – 574138
Facsimile : 0341 – 575822
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Degree Title : Master of Linguistics (M.Li.)
Description : The Master’s Programme in Linguistics was established to produce graduates who have a scientific spirit and high personality integrity who are able to carry out and publish quality research results in the field of linguistics and are able to apply the results of their research to solve problems in society.
Vision : To become a master’s study programme aspiring to gain international standard through the provision of excellence in education, research, and community service in the field of linguistics, and to produce masters of linguistics who are able to participate in solving scientific and societal problem
Mission :
  1. Providing reputable master education in the field of linguistics with qualified teaching and learning activities
  2. Conducting research activities in the field of linguistics which benefit the field of linguistics and the public, and publishing research results in conferences and scientific journals
  3. Conducting community service related to linguistics and languages to help solving scientific and social problems.
Study Programme Competence : Main Competence:

  1. Being able to describe both pure/theoretical and applied linguistics
  2. Being able to apply linguistics for interdisciplinary and multidisciplinary studies

Language Skill Competence:
Being able to preserve the languages in Indonesia through linguistic research

Scientific competence:
Being able to develop linguistic sciences, both theoretical linguistics and applied linguistics through superior research so as to produce scientific discoveries in the field of linguistics that are innovative and proven to be able to disseminate ideas and research results through journals both at national and international levels.

Community life competence:
Being able to solve social problems with scientific paradigms, concepts, and sociolinguistic theoretical frameworks

Supporting competence:

  1. Being able to analyze and solve problems in the field of language teaching
  2. Being able to analyze media and discourse critically
Learning Outcomes : By the end of their study, students of the Master’s Programme in Linguistics are expected to have the following qualifications:

  1. to be able to develop knowledge, technology, and/or art in their scientific field or professional practice through research, to produce innovative and tested work
  2. to able to solve problems of science, technology, and/or art in the field of science through an inter or multidisciplinary approach
  3. to be able to manage research and development that is beneficial to society and science, as well as being able to gain national and international recognition.