Taught course

Language and Linguistics

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

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Entry requirements

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MA Full time
MA Part time

Months of entry

September

Course content

Master the skills of linguistic analysis in a flexible programme taught by leading experts.
Set in our world-class research centre, MA Language and Linguistics offers both solid training in research methods and practice, and the freedom to tailor the programme around your interests and ambitions.
Our wide-ranging optional modules enable you to enhance your skills in the areas of linguistic enquiry of most relevance for you and your career.
Our programme delivers well-rounded understanding of the theoretical and methodological approaches employed in the exploration of the linguistic structures of any language. You’ll develop a keen appreciation of how language interacts with social factors, applying your knowledge to analyse and facilitate communication in various communities of practice.
Throughout your degree you will develop in-depth understanding of key issues in language, communication and linguistics, supported by internationally recognised academics, whose passion for teaching and research fosters a vibrant and friendly academic environment.
Our experts are leading on innovative projects in many different fields, including language acquisition, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, professional communication, corpus linguistics, systemic functional linguistics and forensic linguistics, hosting a range of reading and research groups in these research fields.
Fostering an international academic arena for cutting-edge research, we host talks from visiting academics from around the world, as well as advanced research residencies and occasional summer schools. During your studies, you’ll benefit directly from this thriving research environment and the support of a wide range of professionals who will guide your personal and professional development.
English Language at Cardiff is ranked in the world top 100 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) and top ten for research in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Fees and funding

UK students
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International students
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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

  • MA
    part time
    24 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification
    full time
    12 months
    • Campus-based learningis available for this qualification

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Enquiries
Email
postgradenquiries@cardiff.ac.uk
Phone
+44 029 2087 0084