Taught course

MA in Forensic Linguistics

Institution
Aston University · School of Languages and Social Sciences
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

Please visit website www.aston.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/taught-programmes/school/languages-social-sciences/forensic-linguistics-ma/

Months of entry

October

Course content

This programme is designed for students of linguistics and aims to improve students’ linguistic skills and understanding such that they can apply them to forensic texts and contexts. There is a strong ethos throughout this programme that forensic linguistics is an application of linguistics and thus students study and improve their knowledge and abilities in the linguistic analysis of spoken and written language. Alongside the linguistics modules students then learn about the legal and forensic contexts and how linguists have developed understandings and critiques of the language of the law and how linguists analyse language to provide evidence in a variety of legal contexts. To complete the programme students complete a short practical project or placement and then research for a dissertation.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
LSS Postgraduate Admissions
Email
lss_pgadmissions@aston.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 204 3762