School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Linguistics and Language Acquisition
Integrated PhD, MA
MA in English Language and Linguistics
MA in Linguistics and Language Acquisition (with Modern Languages)
MA in the Linguistics of European Languages (with Modern Languages)
These three MA degrees provide a solid basis in the fundamentals of linguistic theory and the analysis of language, and - depending on the degree and the modules taken – additionally equip students with the knowledge and skills to carry out studies in language use, language variation and/or language acquisition. During 12-week semesters, the programme involves lectures, seminars, field work, talks by invited international specialists and individual meetings with staff. The summer is spent working with a supervisor on a 15,000 – 18,000-word dissertation.
International Student Requirements:
Applicants whose first language is not English are required to hold IELTS 7.0, TOEFL 600 (paper-based) or 250 (computer-based), or equivalent.