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Master's Degrees in
Languages in United Kingdom

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Studying Languages

Languages or foreign language studies are concerned with the relation and interaction between language and literature in a certain cultural environment. Graduates will gain advanced knowledge of international languages such as English or German, will be able to use a less popular modern language such as Chinese, or may study an old language such as Latin. Careers in the field include work of in an international business context or a job as translator, language teacher, historian, and more.

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Studying in United Kingdom

The moment you will step into a UK university campus, you will feel you have entered a fairy tale. The UK campuses are mesmerizing and the student facilities are outstanding. All the modern and unique features of British universities enable you to engage in ground-breaking research and experience top quality teaching and learning.

634 Languages Master's degrees in United Kingdom

Pre-Master Pre-Masters Programme

The Pre-Masters Programme offered by NCUK is the best preparation for success on your chosen postgraduate degree and in your future career – it ensures you Get In and Get On.

M.A. Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching

Do you have a passion for linguistics? Want to inspire the next generation to learn a second language? Then choose an MA in Applied Linguistics for Language Teaching from University of Southampton. Examine and understand fundamentals of language in society while investigating current issues in teaching methodology.

Humanities
M.A. Global Englishes

A Masters in Global Englishes at University of Southampton unlocks the mysteries behind the English language and enables you to both teach and study it to a higher level.

Humanities
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This programme is designed for people who are already English language teachers and want to develop their career opportunities, or those with less experience but a strong interest in pursuing a career in this field. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) programme is offered by Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics.

Postgraduate courses
M.A. English Linguistics

The M.A. in English Linguistics at Birmingham City University is a flexible distance-learning programme. You can work at your own pace fitting your study around work and other commitments.

School of English
M.A. English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies

MA English Language Teaching and Digital Technologies at the University of Leeds is a distinctive part-time, distance learning programme that allows you, as a practising teacher, to develop your disciplinary expertise in the areas of language education and technology-enhanced education.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
M.Sc. Speech and Language Therapy (Pre-Registration) - PgDip

This Speech and Language Therapy course, delivered by Queen Margaret University, is for people with a relevant degree seeking to refocus their studies into the area of speech and language therapy. It will enable you to register with the Health and Care Professions Council and the Royal College of Speech and Language Therapists (RCSLT) to practise as a speech and language therapist in the UK.

School of Social Sciences, Media and Communication
M.A. Applied Linguistics

The MA Applied Linguistics from The University of Essex is designed for people who want to know more about how foreign or second languages (particularly English) are learned, and how different kinds of classroom practice might affect proficiency. 

Department of Language and Linguistics
M.A. Applied Linguistics (Research Methodology)

The Applied Linguistics (Research Methodology) programme from the University of Southampton provides thorough training in research methodology for students interested in a career as a researcher or lecturer in applied linguistics, sociolinguistics or language acquisition.

Humanities
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages

If you’re an experienced TESOL professional, this Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme from University of Leeds will build on your knowledge and skills to explore how people learn languages, and how English can be taught in different contexts. This Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages programme is offered by University of Leeds.

Faculty of Education, Social Sciences and Law
M.A. English

From Genesis to JM Coetzee, our MA in English offers you a rich and exciting experience of higher level literary study. You will broaden your knowledge and appreciation of different genres, periods, techniques and writers, and the ways in which they have been transmitted and read. This English programme is offered by The Open University UK.

The Open University UK Arts and Humanities
M.A. Classical Studies Part 1

The online M.A. in Classical Studies Part 1 at The Open University UK explores and compares ancient and modern technologies used for explaining important events that took place in the period of Ancient Rome and Greece. The Master’s degree offers students a wide understanding of the ancient world. Specialise in Greek or Latin language and learn more about classical archaeology.

M.A. Bilingualism

The MA Bilingualism course from Bangor University provides a programme of graduate-level study in the broad field of bilingualism as well as research training in this area. It consists of a taught component including a combination of core and optional modules, and a research dissertation of 20,000 words.

School of Linguistics and English Language
M.A. English Part 1

In this masters-level module you will explore a rich and varied range of literary texts from ancient times to the present. Building on your previous study of literature, you will be equipped with key research methods in literary study and introduced to the use of extensive electronic resources available via the OU library. The English Part 1 programme is delivered by The Open University UK.

M.A. Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Greek (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Greek (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Applied Linguistics and TESOL

The course is ideal for practicing ELT/EFL/TESOL teachers who wish to continue their professional development and improve their career prospects. As well as thoroughly reviewing developments in the field, this flexible course allows students to develop their expertise in areas of personal interest.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A. Modern Languages (French and Persian) and Latin (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Persian) and Latin (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Classical Studies and Social Anthropology

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Classical Studies and Social Anthropology programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.Phil. German Studies

From the cultural history of Imperial Germany to contemporary Turkish-German culture, migration studies and cosmopolitanism, from Culture and Dictatorship, German-Jewish studies and Holocaust film to the history of translation, our research explores the interface between politics, culture and identity in the modern German-speaking world across and beyond its national boundaries.

School of Languages, Linguistics and Cultures
M.A. Translation Studies

This Masters in Translation Studies is for those who wish to develop and further their knowledge and understanding of the discipline of Translation Studies. 

Languages & Social Sciences
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This is a Masters course that can take you into employment anywhere in the world. If you are enthusiastic about teaching English as a foreign or second language, then our course offers you vocationally-relevant, research-led training of the highest quality, taught by academics known for their teaching excellence.

Department of Language and Linguistics
M.A. English and Culture

Do you want to define your own path in literary and cultural studies? Take the opportunity to further your understanding of Modernity or eighteenth-century studies, or pursue your own interests and passions, with our MA English and Culture.

M.Res. English

Do you want to explore a literary topic you’re passionate about, with the potential to advance into MPhil or PhD study and an academic career? Join a vibrant, growing research community and acquire the skills necessary to carry out your own extended project.

M.A. English by Research

Complete this student driven master’s course to prepare for PhD level study or to gain English studies research skills and knowledge for professional development. Supported by expert scholars and researchers, this course enables you to research an aspect of English literature and become a specialist in your area.

M.A. Gender, Media & Culture

The MA in Gender, Media and Culture introduces you to recent debates on gender in the disciplines of sociology and media and communications studies, and to the interdisciplinary domains of feminist social and cultural theory.

Department of Media & Communications
M.Sc. Applied Linguistics

This is an intensive one-year programme from The University of Edinburgh in what may be termed 'socially relevant Linguistics'. In Applied Linguistics, we draw on knowledge about language, how it works and how it is used in order to contribute to real life issues.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.A. Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting

MA Chinese-English Translation and Interpreting should interest you if you want to build your language proficiency in Chinese and English and further develop the translation and interpreting techniques that are required by employers.

Department of Language and Linguistics
M.Res. Creative Practice

The School of Creative Studies and Media at Bangor University has a strong reputation for its synthesis of critical/theoretical work and practice, and this degree lies at the heart of its activity.

School of Creative Studies and Media
M.Sc. Japanese Studies

This is a twelve-month programme offered jointly by the Faculty of Oriental Studies and the School of Interdisciplinary Area Studies that combines courses about Japan, an intensive language programme, a research methods course and a 12,000-word dissertation. Native speakers of Japanese or those with native speaker competence are also encouraged to apply.

M.A. English Language Teaching

This course provides academic and professional development for ELT practitioners looking for career advancement in innovative teaching, curriculum and creative materials development, teacher education or training and other teaching-related activities.

Carnegie Faculty
M.A. English Literary Studies

The taught MA provision offers choice, flexibility and the opportunity to specialise. You can learn from the rich variety of research expertise in the Department and you also have the chance to concentrate on a particular area of literary study.

Department of English Studies
M.A. Greek and Modern History

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Greek and Modern History programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Italian and Spanish) and Ancient History (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Italian and Spanish) and Ancient History (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Arabic and Persian) and Latin

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Arabic and Persian) and Latin programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.Sc. English Local History

This two-year part-time MSc course is designed to combine a systematic training in historical research techniques with the study of a range of major local historical themes and the chance to undertake an individually-researched dissertation.

M.A. Latin

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Latin programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)

This is a Masters course that can take you into employment anywhere in the world. If you are enthusiastic about teaching English as a foreign or second language, then our course offers you vocationally-relevant, research-led training of the highest quality, taught by academics known for their teaching excellence.

International Academy
M.A. Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Comparative Literatures and Cultures

This MA is a broad-based programme focused on language and intercultural skills. It allows you to develop your language skills in one or two languages at the same time as exploring the cultures, politics and societies of Europe and the Hispanic and Francophone worlds. It offers an ideal preparation both for careers involving the use of modern languages, and for academic research.

Faculty of Arts
M.A. Ancient History and Italian

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Ancient History and Italian programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Latin and Mathematics

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Latin and Mathematics programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (German and Italian) and Ancient History

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (German and Italian) and Ancient History programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Comparative Literature

This Comparative Literature Master's degree at Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics offers you an opportunity to engage critically with the study of comparative literature. 

Postgraduate courses
M.Sc. Developmental Linguistics

This Developmental Linguistics programme from The University of Edinburgh will develop your understanding of how knowledge of language changes as people acquire or lose language at various points in their lifespan.

College of Humanities & Social Science
M.A. Art History and German

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Art History and German programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Art History
M.A. Biblical Studies and French

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Biblical Studies and French programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Divinity
M.A. Applied Linguistics MA

This programme is intended for anyone interested in the application of language research to language pedagogy, and for teachers of English who wish to upgrade their professional standing. All students on this programme are introduced to the 400 million-word Bank of English corpus, an invaluable collection of authentic language data against which theory, intuition and pedagogic materials.

Department of English Language and Applied Linguistics
M.A. Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Latin (With a Year Abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (French and Italian) and Latin (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
Postgraduate Certificate Screenwriting

This Postgraduate Certificate in Screenwriting from Birkbeck, University of London - School of Business, Economics and Informatics offers the opportunity to develop practical screenwriting skills and techniques, and to apply them to writing briefs, together with the ability to evaluate the effectiveness of communicating ideas in script form.

M.A. Biblical Studies and Greek

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Biblical Studies and Greek programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Arabic and Spanish) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Arabic and Spanish) and Classical Studies (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Modern Languages (Arabic and Russian) and Ancient History (With a year abroad)

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Modern Languages (Arabic and Russian) and Ancient History (With a year abroad) programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Classics and Modern History

The University has four faculties and each course leading to a degree is administered by one of these faculties. You will belong to the same faculty throughout your time with us and most of the subjects you study will be offered by schools or departments within this faculty. Admission to the MA (Hons) Classics and Modern History programme of study is through the Faculty of Arts.

School of Classics
M.A. Linguistics

MA Linguistics at SOAS University of London is a modular programme which combines the intensive study of the core areas of formal linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics - with a choice of options in different areas of the discipline.

Faculty of Languages and Cultures
Master Modern Foreign Languages: French and German - PGCE

Modern Foreign Languages is a foundation subject of the secondary curriculum at Key Stage 3 and an entitlement at Key Stage 4. On this course, you will study and learn about issues related to modern foreign languages teaching as you develop an understanding of educational issues pertaining to teaching and learning, classroom interaction, the school curriculum and the school and society.

Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences
M.A. By Research English

Visit our website for more information on fees, scholarships, postgraduate loans and other funding options to study at Swansea University - 'Welsh University of the Year 2017' (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2017).

M.Sc. Migration and Diaspora Studies and Intensive Language

The MA in Migration and Diaspora Studies is a broad-based degree for students who want to receive specialized research training in Migration and Diaspora Studies, including a relevant language, which will prepare them to proceed to advanced postgraduate research in Migration and Diaspora Studies at SOAS or elsewhere.

Faculty of Law and Social Sciences