The Master of Arts in Linguistics and Applied Linguistics at University College Dublin is a comprehensive and interdisciplinary program that provides students with a deep understanding of the structures and functions of language, as well as its implications for society. This 1-year program focuses on the study of linguistics from both theoretical and applied perspectives, exploring topics such as phonology, syntax, semantics, and pragmatics. Students will also gain hands-on experience through research projects, working with data from many different language varieties, providing them with an opportunity to apply their knowledge to real-world problems. Graduates from this program will be well-prepared for careers in education, media & communications, or linguistic consulting services. They may also pursue further studies leading towards advanced degrees such as Doctoral programs allowing them to become experts within their chosen field while making meaningful contributions towards advancing human communication.