Global Studies and Languages, B.Sc. | Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) | Cambridge, United States
48 months
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57590 USD/year
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About

The Global Studies and Languages program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) offers a variety of areas of study in international languages, cultures, and intercultural communication.

Overview

About the Program

The curriculum of the Global Studies and Languages program of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) consists of subject sequences in Chinese, English, French, German, Japanese, Korean, Portuguese, Russian, and Spanish studies taught in the target language; a subject sequence in Studies in International Literatures and Cultures (SILC) taught in English; and subjects on the theory of languages taught by Linguistics faculty. 21G currently offers IAP study abroad or travel programs in China, France, and Spain.

Concentrations are available in Chinese, English Language Studies, French, German, Japanese, Portuguese, Russian, Spanish, and Theory of Language. Students can also fulfill a concentration in Other Languages by taking coursework at MIT in Korean, or in other languages taken through cross-registration at Harvard or Wellesley. Minors are available in Chinese, French, German, Japanese, and Spanish; and Majors in French, German, and Spanish.

As MIT students pursue an expanding spectrum of international engagements, Global Languages classes and immersive international experiences help prepare them to live and work in the diverse and multilingual context of a globalizing world. Through our curriculum, students develop communicative and intercultural competencies, critical thinking skills, intellectual curiosity, diversity awareness and cross-cultural understanding.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • French
  • German
  • Spanish
  • Writing (Like the) French
  • Intermediate German: Intensive Study of Language and Culture
  • Contemporary Hispanic Literature and Film

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

180 SCH

180 MIT units

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • Essay
  • Two letters of recommendation
  • Secondary School Report (SSR), including high school transcript
  • For non-native English speakers, we strongly recommend providing the results of an English proficiency exam if you have been using English for fewer than 5 years or do not speak English at home or in school, so that we may consider that information alongside the rest of your application
  • We do not have cut off or recommended scores for the ACT or SAT as scores are evaluated within an applicant’s context

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    57590 USD/year
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  • National

    57590 USD/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 57590 USD per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Cambridge

1814 - 3756 USD /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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