Taught course

Linguistics

Institution
University of Leeds · School of Languages, Cultures and Societies
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

A bachelor degree with a 2:1 (Hons). We would normally expect you to have a degree in a relevant subject such as languages, English, education, psychology, sociology, speech therapy or others. Professional experience will also be considered.

We accept a range of international equivalent qualifications. For more information contact the School of Languages, Cultures and Societies admissions team.

Months of entry

September

Course content

This degree will give you a good grounding in major topics in linguistics – the study of how language is structured, represented in the mind and interpreted – and phonetics, the study of how speech sounds are physically produced.

Core modules will introduce you to key aspects of the discipline, such as syntax, phonetics and phonology. You’ll also develop your knowledge of research methods within and outside of the lab. You’ll then choose from optional modules to suit your interests or career plans, such as language acquisition or sociolinguistics.

Spanning the arts and sciences, linguistics is a challenging and rewarding discipline that allows you to gain a real understanding of human communication as well as a wide range of transferable skills. Taught by experts in top-class facilities and supported by the Language at Leeds research network, this programme will give you a good foundation in the subject informed by the very latest research.

Information for international students

This course requires an IELTS score of 6.5 overall, with no less than 6.0 in all components.. For other English qualifications, read English language equivalent qualifications.

Fees and funding

UK students
Total £6,750
International students
Total: EU £6,750 Non EU £15,750

There are a number of scholarships available to both UK/EU and international students. For further information please click here.

Qualification and course duration

MA

part time
24 months
full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Admissions Team
Email
lcspg@leeds.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)113 343 0233