Taught course

Forensic Linguistics

Institution
Cardiff University · Cardiff School of English, Communication, and Philosophy
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A 1st or upper 2nd class UK honours degree, or equivalent is usually required. The MA in Forensic Linguistics is suitable for graduates who hold degrees related to language, linguistics or law-related disciplines. No legal background will be assumed.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This programme develops a theoretical and practical understanding of communication in legal settings, including methods of data collection and analysis and training in the examination of forensic linguistic evidence.

Developing your understanding of contemporary debates, you will learn to evaluate expert evidence on forensic matters and critically analyse language use within legal contexts and research on language and law.

Information for international students

Applicants whose first language is not English are normally expected to have a minimum IELTS score of 7 overall.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)29 2087 0084