Masters | Postgraduate Course - Linguistics (by Research) MA by Research Course Details within Nottingham Trent University

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Linguistics (by Research) MA by Research

Study Details

MA by Research 1 year full-time 2 years part-time

This course gives you the opportunity to pursue research in the field of linguistics.  It comprises independent research, and a course designed to develop knowledge of key research skills and practices.

You will join a thriving postgraduate community of researchers in Linguistics, and a unique student support structure with a dedicated team of tutors and supervisors. Linguistics has a proud record of excellence in research. Our colleagues are leading authorities in their respective research specialisms. They contribute actively to the School’s research ethos, produce journal articles and books, and present at national and international conferences.

Module details

This course is divided into modules, which are worth a number of credit points and are separately taught and assessed.  To get your degree you have to pass all modules to collect 180 credit points.

  • Philosophical Approaches to the Humanities (40 credit points)
  • Dissertation (140 credit points)

Entry Requirements

  • You will need a UK honours (minimum 2.2) degree in a relevant subject, or equivalent.
  • You will also need to write a 300-word outline of your proposed research area.
  • Please email us before applying if you need any advice.
  • Applications from candidates with non-standard entry qualifications will be considered on an individual basis.

Student Destinations

At NTU we believe in providing education and research that are directly relevant and beneficial to your career. We place particular emphasis on helping students to develop transferable skills that are useful in all walks of life, such as problem-solving, analysis and confident communication. We also seek to provide an atmosphere that encourages initiative, innovation and entrepreneurship, alongside academic excellence.

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