Taught course

Discourse Studies

Institution
Lancaster University · Linguistics and English Language
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

2:1 (Hons) degree (UK) or equivalent in a language/linguistics-related degree or one with a number of language/linguistics related subjects.

Months of entry

October

Course content

This MA is an innovative programme specifically designed to give you the competence to undertake empirical work in discourse studies by drawing on both linguistic and social theory. The MA enables you to explore discourse in areas such as politics, law, business, media and health, whilst developing skills in a range of analytical methods. Support for your studies is provided by the non-credit Postgraduate Academic Study Skills module which runs in terms 1, 2 and 3.

Information for international students

IELTS - Overall score of at least 6.5, with at least 6.5 in reading and writing and 6.0 in listening and speaking.

We consider tests from other providers, which can be found on our english language requirements page.

Fees and funding

Learn more at the fees and funding page.

Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Linguistics Coordinator
Email
postgraduatelinguistics@lancaster.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)1524 592099