MA Linguistics and English Studies is designed to cater to students with interests across linguistics, literature and film, and makes use of structures, staff and units from MA Linguistics and English Language and MA English Studies.

The majority of the staff have internationally recognised academic expertise in their specialist areas. There are two paths through the course, both with elements of internal choice, offering students considerable freedom in choosing a path which matches their interests.

Study Details:

1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

Module Details:

Core units –
• Sound, Structure, Meaning: Describing Language
• Research Methods
• Dissertation
• Practices (Pathway A only)

Plus for Pathway B one of the following –
• Time
• Space
• The Rise of the Gothic
• Twentieth Century Gothic

Indicative option units –

• Forensic Linguistics
• Social Psychology of Language
• Educational Linguistics
• Independent Study
• Sociolinguistics
• Discourse Analysis
• Pragmatics
• Language, Culture and Communication


Entry Requirements

You will normally have at least an upper second-class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in English, Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, or a related/compatible subject or combination of subjects.

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