Language and Linguistics, M.A.

  • N/A
    Application Deadline
  • 12 months
    Duration
  • Tuition
    14750
    Tuition (Year)
    6500
    Tuition (Year)
  • English (take IELTS)
    Language
Lancaster University ,
This is our most flexible taught programme. You take one core module and a dissertation that further develops your specialist interests. We also offer an extended dissertation option. Support for your studies is provided by the non-credit Postgraduate Academic Study Skills module, which runs in terms 1, 2 and 3.
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About

This is our most flexible taught programme. You take one core module and a dissertation that further develops your specialist interests.

We also offer an extended dissertation option. Support for your studies is provided by the non-credit Postgraduate Academic Study Skills module, which runs in terms 1, 2 and 3.

Programme Structure

You will study a range of modules as part of your course, some examples of which are listed below.

Year 1

    Core

    • Research Methods in Linguistics and English Language

    • Postgraduate Academic Study Skills

    Optional

    • Corpus Linguistics

    • English Grammar: A Cognitive Approach

    • Introduction to Discourse Studies

    • Language, literacies and digital communication

    • Principles of Language Teaching

    • Second Language Acquisition

    • Sociolinguistics

    • Pedagogical Grammar

    • Using corpora in language teaching

    • Bilingualism

    • Critical Discourse Analysis

    • Forensic Linguistics

    • Language Test Construction and Evaluation

    • Learning and Teaching in digitally mediated spaces

    • Pragmatics

    • Sociophonetics

    • Stylistics

    • Content-based Approaches to Language Education

    • Task-based Language Teaching

    • Experimental Approaches to Language and Cognition

    • Cognitive Linguistics

    Information contained on the website with respect of modules is correct at the time of publication, but changes may be necessary, for example as a result of student feedback, or staff changes, or new research.

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
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  • 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 14750 International
  • GBP 6500 EU/EEA

Part Time (per year):£3,250

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