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MAEnglish Language and Linguistics

Tuition fee £16,000 per year
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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.

Programme structure

Core module

Research Methods

Optional modules

Linguistics in Context
Linguistics in Practice
Research 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:

Apply now! Fall semester 2020/21
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Studies commence
Sep 20, 2020

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States