Taught course

Linguistics

Institution
Queen Mary, University of London · Languages, Linguistics and Film
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

An upper second class honours (or overseas equivalent) in an undergraduate degree with a significant linguistics component is required.

Months of entry

September

Course content

On this flexible programme, you will study with the UK's top department for linguistic research. You can select a pathway that suits your research and career plans. Our Linguistics MA also has a Research Practicum option, where you can take a placement with one of our staff.

· Study in the UK's top-ranked linguistics department (RAE 2008, REF 2014)

· Choose from four specialist pathways: Conversion, General, Specialisation in Sociolinguistics or Specialisation in Formal Linguistics

· Research placement option

· Bursaries of £5,000 available from the Philological Society

· Gain an excellent grounding in research methods and skills

Depending on your background and research aims, you can choose from one of four pathways:

· The Conversion pathway is designed to offer postgraduate level training in the core subject areas of linguistics, at a pace that is tailored to students who have little or no prior background in this field

· The General pathway is designed to offer students postgraduate level training across the areas of Formal and Sociolinguistics, and to explore the exciting interactions between the two

· The Specialisation in Formal Linguistics is designed to offer students postgraduate level training in the area of Formal Linguistics

· The Specialisation in Sociolinguistics is designed to offer students postgraduate level training in the area of Sociolinguistics

You’ll have practical experience in both conducting and applying linguistics research. In addition to your dissertation, you can work as a research assistant on one of our research projects.

Information for international students

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Fees and funding

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Qualification, course duration and attendance options

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

Course contact details

Name
School of Languages, Linguistics and Film
Email
sllf-pg@qmul.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)20 7882 8331