Language and Linguistics, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    15500
    Tuition (Year)
    7250
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language

About

We pride ourselves on high quality teaching - we like our students to have access to our research through our teaching. New ideas and developments feed directly into what our students learn. All of our staff are actively engaged in pioneering research and publications so studying for your MA at Lancaster means you are taught by leading figures in the field.

We offer you:

  • An exciting range of postgraduate programmes
  • High quality teaching
  • Comprehensive study support
  • A vibrant research community
  • Excellent learning resources
  • A friendly environment which supports your studies
  • High quality teaching

Programme Structure

  • Corpus Linguistics
  • English Grammar: A Cognitive Approach
  • Introduction to Discourse Studies
  • Language, Literacies and Digital Communication
  • Principles of Language Teaching
  • Second Language Acquisition
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Using Corpora in Language Teaching
  • Bilingualism
  • Critical Discourse Analysis
  • Language Test Construction and Evaluation
  • Pragmatics
  • Stylistics

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Full-time duration 12 months
  • Study intensity Part-time, Full-time
    • Intensity Flexible
    • Duration part-time 24 months
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score: 6.5

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

    Take IELTS test

    StudyPortals Tip: The UK government has confirmed new English-language testing requirements for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more

Academic Requirements

  • A good second class honours degree, or its equivalent, in a relevant subject area.
  • IELTS: 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in listening and speaking and at least 6.5 in reading and writing) or equivalent.

Tuition Fee Per Year

  • GBP 15500 International
  • GBP 7250 EU/EEA
  • Part Time (per year) EU: 3,625

Funding

StudyPortals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.