You 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
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.
Information for international students
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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
Course contact details
- Postgraduate Administrator
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