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
This course gives you the opportunity to pursue research in the field of linguistics. It comprises independent research, and a course designed to develop knowledge of key research skills and practices.
What you'll study
This course offers a broad range of degree topics, aligned with the specialist areas in which our academic team publish research.
Research in the following topics could be supervised:
- clinical Linguistics;
- language, gender and sexuality;
- media discourse;
- discourse analysis;
- language and identity;
- forensic linguistics;
- corpus linguistics; and
- computer-mediated communication.
You’ll join a thriving postgraduate community of researchers in Linguistics, and a unique student support structure with a dedicated team of tutors and supervisors. Recent dissertation topics have included:
- analysis of political speeches;
- theories around bilingualism; and
- language variation in the East Midlands.
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 our website.
Qualification and course duration
Course contact details
- Administration Team
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