Research course

Linguistics

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

Entry requirements

Applicants should normally hold or expect to receive a good 2:1 or higher in a single or joint honours degree in Linguistics. If you are a non-native English speaking applicant you must provide evidence of your English language ability. You need to show enough fluency in all aspects of English (reading, writing, speaking and listening) to the required level of the course you're applying to.

Months of entry

September

Course content

The MA in Linguistics by Research is a research qualification open only to candidates who already have a sound grasp of linguistics and some specialised knowledge in the sub-field in which they intend to work. It should contain an original contribution to knowledge or understanding and should demonstrate mastery of the appropriate research methodology, literature and scholarly apparatus.

On this MA programme, you will complete research training with all other masters students in the department and attend meetings of one of the departmental research groups. Students also attend First-year doctoral seminar along with PhD students. This seminar will form the core of your training. It is a series of weekly meetings, running over three terms, at which beginning PhD students discuss the stages of research.

We would expect MA by research students to join the appropriate departmental research group from the start of their programme. You will be assigned a supervisor who may also recommend that you attend certain taught Masters modules.

Information for international students

York is a research-intensive university and a proud member of the elite Russell Group of universities. Information about international fees can be found on our website.

Fees and funding

Department and University scholarships may be available, please check our website for details: Fees and funding

Qualification and course duration

MA by research

full time
12 months
part time
24 months

Course contact details

Name
Postgraduate Administrator
Email
linguistics-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0) 1904 322652