Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Linguistics of European Languages


School of Psychology

Percy Building

Newcastle Upon Tyne, England

United Kingdom

Program Information

Degrees Offered:

Linguistics of European Languages

Format: Campus

Program Description:

Aims This programme is designed for students who have a degree in a European language (other than English) and want to specialise in the scientific study of that language. Programme Description You study taught modules (120 credits) and write a dissertation (60 credits). The compulsory modules (40 credits) are: phonetics and phonology; sentence structure; research methods in linguistics; and arts research methods. In addition, you must choose one or two 20-credit modules from: German and English word analysis; semantic change in European languages; syntax and history of Spanish; cross-linguistic issues in second language acquisition; topics in the historical morpho-syntax of Spanish. Your remaining 40 or 60 credits are chosen from optional modules. The selection of modules is extensive and covers syntax, phonology and morphology, semantics and pragmatics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, methods and history.


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