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The University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences MSc Phonetics
The University of Edinburgh - School of Philosophy, Psychology & Language Sciences

MSc Phonetics

Edinburgh, United Kingdom

1 Years

English

Full time, Part time

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GBP 26,300 *

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* full-time International/EU | £12,500: full-time Scotland/Rest of UK

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Introduction

This programme will give you a comprehensive grounding in the theory and practice of phonetics.

Research

In the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2014), Linguistics research at Edinburgh is ranked 1st in Scotland and 2nd in the UK (Times Higher Education, Modern Languages and Linguistics, Rank order by GPA).

What will I learn?

You will learn the core phonetic topics of:

  • speech production
  • speech acoustics
  • speech perception

You will also learn how phonetics relates to many other language-related disciplines.

Key aims and skills

The programme has a strong practical emphasis. It is designed primarily for graduates wishing to continue studying phonetics at the PhD level and for those wishing to use phonetics as a tool for investigation in related fields, including historical linguistics, phonology, developmental linguistics, psychology and speech technology.

The taught MSc in Phonetics will provide you with an intensive grounding in:

  • phonetics and related disciplines
  • its methodologies
  • research questions
  • techniques of research

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