Taught course

Linguistics (by research)

Nottingham Trent University · School of Arts and Humanities

Entry requirements

A UK honours (minimum 2.2) degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent 300 word outline of your proposed research area. Please email us before applying if you need any advice Applicants from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Months of entry


Course content

The Masters by Research in Linguistics offers a broad range of degree topics which align with the specialist areas in which our academic team publish research. Linguistics forms part of our English, Communication and Media department at Nottingham Trent University.

Award degrees are available in the following subject areas:

  • Clinical Linguistics
  • Language, Gender and Sexuality
  • Media Discourse
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Discourse Analysis
  • Computer Mediated Communication
  • Pragmatics
  • Language and Identity

Linguistics has a proud record of excellence in research. Colleagues are leading authorities in their respective research specialisms. They contribute actively to the research ethos, produce journal articles and books and present at national and international conferences.

Information for international students

International students whose first language is not English are required to have IELTS 6.5 with minimum of 5.5 in each component.

Fees and funding

We have a number of UK/EU and International student bursaries and scholarships for postgraduate courses. For more information please visit: www.ntu.ac.uk/humfees.

Qualification and course duration


part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Administration Team
+44 (0) 115 848 4200