|Study location||United Kingdom, Sheffield|
|Type||Master courses, full-time|
|Nominal duration||1 year|
|Tuition fee||£16,000 per year|
Undergraduate diploma (or higher)
Undergraduate degree at 2:1 or above in English or a related subject
The entry qualification documents are accepted in the following languages: English.
Often you can get a suitable transcript from your school. If this is not the case, you will need official translations along with verified copies of the original.
IELTS: 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in writing, 6.0 in the other components
At least 2 reference(s) must be provided.
These should be supplied and signed by academic staff at institutions where you have studied previously. They must be presented on the official letter-headed paper of the relevant institution. If you have been out of education for the last two years, you can send one academic reference plus one from your current employer if you wish.
The MA offers world-leading expertise in all areas of English language and linguistics, including language variation and change, psycholinguistics and syntax to conversation analysis, dialectology and the language-literature interface.
You’ll study the sociocultural, historical and structural complexities of the English language with the possibility of studying other modern languages as well, if you choose.
There are four pathways to choose from: Literary Linguistics, Social and Historical Approaches, Structural and Theoretical Linguistics, and Modern Languages (co-run with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures). You can follow one exclusively or combine the four.
Linguistics in Context
Linguistics in Practice
Literary Language: Narrative and Cognition
Literary Language: History and Culture
Work Placement with Research Project
Work placement opportunities in schools, museums, libraries or local businesses
Assessment varies by module, but includes: