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This programme will give a comprehensive grounding in the theory and practice of phonetics. Students will learn the core phonetic topics of speech production, speech acoustics, and speech perception, and will learn how phonetics relates to many other language-related disciplines. Read more
Study the sounds and sound patterns of the languages of the world from cognitive and social angles, integrating theory and data. Explore the social, interactional, perceptual, and phonological importance of phonetic detail, why sounds of language change over time and why we have different accents. Read more
This course is designed to develop your knowledge of how language works, in particular the English language, enabling you to describe and analyse English and other languages with accuracy and insight. Read more
Gain a thorough grounding in the full breadth and depth of linguistic theory. Access innovative resources, including psycholinguistics and phonetics laboratories with facilities for signal analysis, speech synthesis, laryngography and electropalatography. Read more
This Masters will equip you with the key linguistic and technical research skills to explore the structure and everyday use of English, past and present, from Anglo-Saxon manuscripts to medieval letters, from speech to semantics, from language experiments to investigating vast text corpora. Read more
Explore the human mind through the structures and processes of language and communication. Our course will provide you with a detailed foundation in the key theories and questions in psycholinguistics, while giving you practical training in the techniques, methodologies, and quantitative analysis methods associated with this field. Read more
Understand and investigate the building blocks of language through linguistics. Our course provides a detailed foundation in how language works in terms of speech sounds, grammar, meaning and social aspects. Read more
Explore the social aspects of language and communication. Consider the roles of society, social class and gender in the context of a speech community. Investigate social motivations for language change. Read more
Kent's MA in Applied Linguistics with TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) provides teachers with advanced knowledge of linguistics and language pedagogy, informed by research and scholarship, to enhance, develop and inform an understanding of language learning and classroom practice. Read more
We’re ranked in the world’s top 5 universities for linguistics (QS World University Rankings by subject 2019), and ranked as part of the top Language Sciences department in the UK thanks to world-leading research in English Language and Linguistics (THE Rankings of the REF 2014).
Since 1451 the University of Glasgow have specialised in the arts and humanities, developing wide-ranging expertise and world-leading research.