Research course


University of York · Department of Language and Linguistics Science
MA by research

Entry requirements

You should have, or be about to complete, a 2:1 undergraduate degree or equivalent qualification.

Months of entry


Course content

Understand and investigate the building blocks of language through linguistics.

Our MA in Linguistics is a general research training degree. You'll study a detailed foundation in the central areas of modern linguistics, while at the same time you'll be able to develop your own particular areas of specialism and expertise. You'll be able to apply your skills and knowledge to linguistic data, and have practical training in techniques used in linguistic analysis.

With world-class tutors you'll gain knowledge, and you'll be introduced to research questions and methodologies. You'll also be able to perform original research in linguistics.

This programme offers different routes to suit your level of experience studying linguistics.

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Course Enquiries
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