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Masters Programs in Linguistics in United Kingdom 2020

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized re… Read more

Master-level studies involve specialized study in a field of research or an area of professional practice. Earning a master’s degree demonstrates a higher level of mastery of the subject. Earning a master’s degree can take anywhere from a year to three or four years. Before you can graduate, you usually must write and defend a thesis, a long paper that is the culmination of your specialized research.

The field of linguistics seeks to connect sound to meaning as a form of communication. Students of linguistics typically study structure, syntax, phonology, and semantics. Graduates with a degree in linguistics work in diverse fields including writing, teaching, machine languages, and search engine design.

Top Master Programs in Linguistics in United Kingdom 2020

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York St John University
York, United Kingdom

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who brin ... +

The programme is designed for both qualified and intending teachers of English to speakers of other languages. It attracts students from different parts of the world, who bring with them a diverse mix of educational backgrounds and experiences. This gives us a chance to increase our cross-cultural understanding and knowledge of teaching and learning contexts globally. Furthermore, using online forums, we aim to provide practical opportunities for you to interact with language professionals around the world. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Aug 2020
Campus
Goldsmiths, University of London
London, United Kingdom

This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but also ... +

This programme looks at language from a sociocultural perspective. It's designed for anyone with an interest in the relationship between language, culture and society but also provides a solid understanding of English language and linguistics. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, United Kingdom

The MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics is an exciting and innovative course that is designed to equip you with the skills essential for a career in one of the world's fastest-gr ... +

The MA TESOL and Applied Linguistics is an exciting and innovative course that is designed to equip you with the skills essential for a career in one of the world's fastest-growing professions. The course is delivered by lecturers with years of experience in English language teaching and postgraduate supervision. Learner-centred teaching allows you to reflect on the practice and theory of TESOL with expert support, in light of the most recent advances in the understanding of language teaching and learning. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This programme examines the wide landscape of issues that arise where the philosophy of mind meets the study of psychology, linguistics, and cognitive science. In particular, ... +

This programme examines the wide landscape of issues that arise where the philosophy of mind meets the study of psychology, linguistics, and cognitive science. In particular, the programme links these issues with the growing body of work in embodied cognition, one of the most exciting areas of contemporary research in the philosophy of mind. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of Stirling
Stirling, United Kingdom

Study the intricate workings of language, explore its central role in society and gain expert knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories.

Study the intricate workings of language, explore its central role in society and gain expert knowledge of contemporary linguistic theories. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
12 - 27 months
English
Campus
SOAS University of London
London, United Kingdom

This two-year programme is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or Asian ... +

This two-year programme is meant for students who wish to combine rigorous training in the discipline of linguistics, with the intensive study of one or more African or Asian languages. At the end of the programme, students will be able to embark on professional careers in language-related fields with emphasis on the region in which the language chosen for the programme is spoken. -
MA
Full-time
2 years
English
28 Sep 2020
Campus
Stafford
Leicester, United Kingdom

A Master of Arts in Teaching the English Language provides the ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts. Understand the assu ... +

A Master of Arts in Teaching the English Language provides the ability to reflect, analyse and critically evaluate language teaching and learning concepts. Understand the assumptions underlying different classroom practices in Teaching English as a Second Language -
MA
Part-time
30 months
English
Online
Cardiff University
Cardiff, United Kingdom

Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching.

Offers knowledge and expertise to take you onto a role in any profession requiring specialised language awareness, including language teaching. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
York St John University
York, United Kingdom

If you are interested in how the language we use can affect wealth, opportunities and privilege in society then this is the course for you. On this Language & Social Justi ... +

If you are interested in how the language we use can affect wealth, opportunities and privilege in society then this is the course for you. On this Language & Social Justice MA, you will examine the contribution of Applied Linguistics to a range of social justice agendas. Benefitting from studying within a School which is renowned for its excellence and innovation in learning and teaching, as well as its world-leading research in language and social justice, you will become part of our thriving research community. -
MA
Full-time
Part-time
English
Sep 2020
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The Evolution of Language and Cognition programme is a unique and fascinating interdisciplinary programme which focuses on the treatment of language as a dynamic evolving syst ... +

The Evolution of Language and Cognition programme is a unique and fascinating interdisciplinary programme which focuses on the treatment of language as a dynamic evolving system, bringing together origins, acquisition and change. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This MSc programme aims to provide an advanced understanding of current research in psycholinguistics and is aimed primarily at students who are considering advanced research ... +

This MSc programme aims to provide an advanced understanding of current research in psycholinguistics and is aimed primarily at students who are considering advanced research in the area. You will develop an up-to-date knowledge of a broad range of areas of the psychology of language and acquire the statistical and methodological skills that allow you to conduct novel research in the field. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This programme has a strong emphasis on developing skills and knowledge that can be applied in professional settings

This programme has a strong emphasis on developing skills and knowledge that can be applied in professional settings -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The programme places equal emphasis on first language acquisition, second language acquisition and bilingualism, making it an ideal choice for those who wish to have a broad k ... +

The programme places equal emphasis on first language acquisition, second language acquisition and bilingualism, making it an ideal choice for those who wish to have a broad knowledge in language development studies with a particular focus on empirical/experimental research. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

This highly flexible MSc draws on the University of Edinburgh’s unparalleled research expertise in Linguistics. Linguistics and English Language at Edinburgh has access to a w ... +

This highly flexible MSc draws on the University of Edinburgh’s unparalleled research expertise in Linguistics. Linguistics and English Language at Edinburgh has access to a wide breadth of research themes, with the greatest theoretical depth that you will find anywhere. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus
University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences
Edinburgh, United Kingdom

The MSc in Phonetics will give a comprehensive, intensive grounding in the theory and practice of phonetics.

The MSc in Phonetics will give a comprehensive, intensive grounding in the theory and practice of phonetics. -
MSc
Full-time
Part-time
English
Campus

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