MA in Linguistics
The Masters degree in Linguistics (by coursework and research report) offers advanced training and application of theory in the broad field of Linguistics, focusing in particular on Historical Linguistics, Morphology/Syntax, Phonology, Psycholinguistics, and Sociolinguistics.
Full Time by coursework and research report
Benefits of the programme
Master’s students of Linguistics both gain profound theoretical training, and enter more deeply into the messy empirical world of data-gathering.
Enrolment criteria/Admission requirements
BA (Hons) in Linguistics
Advanced grounding in Linguistics has been proven to be highly desirable in preparing language professionals for work in translating, interpreting, journalism, publishing, language policy planning.
Curriculum Outline/Modules taught:
- Approved Topic in Linguistics
- Advanced Historical Linguistics
- Advanced Language, Gender and Sexuality
- Advanced Morphology
- Advanced Phonetics
- Advanced Phonology
- Advanced Psycholinguistics
- Advanced Sociolinguistics
- Advanced Syntax
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