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Full time | The University of Edinburgh | 1 year | SEP

Study mode

Full time

Duration

1 year

Start date

SEP

Key information
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Qualification type

MSc - Master of Science

Subject areas

Linguistics

Course type

Taught

Course Summary

Programme description

This programme offers a linguistic perspective on real-world problems of language in use, with a strong emphasis on developing skills and knowledge that can be applied in a wide range of professional settings.

What will I study?

You will explore how language is used in a variety of social situations; for example, language use in everyday conversation, or in educational setting.

You will compare language variability - for example, bilingualism, accents, dialects - with social diversity such as gender, class, or ethnicity.

You will examine how knowledge and uses of language can impact people’s lives.

World-leading experts

Edinburgh was the first university in the UK to offer a programme in applied linguistics, so you will benefit from a long-established academic tradition of teaching, delivered by world-leading experts.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed to help progress your career as a linguist in academia or as a language and communication expert in a variety of industries.

Modules

Dissertation - Core
Sociolinguistic Research Design - Core
Issues in Applied Linguistics - Core
Introduction to Language Research - Core
Introduction to Discourse Analysis - Core

Tuition fees

UK fees
Course fees for UK students

For this course (per year)

12,500

International fees
Course fees for EU and international students

For this course (per year)

26,300

Entry requirements

A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in linguistics. We may also consider students without a linguistics degree if you if you have substantial practical experience as a language professional. Entry to this programme is extremely competitive.