Full time & Part time September MSc 1 year full-time or 2 years part-time
Linguistics & Classics (23)

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The Applied Linguistics (MSc) programme at the University of Edinburgh offers a fascinating exploration of language in real-world contexts. With a strong focus on practical skills, this programme equips students with the knowledge and abilities needed for a variety of professional settings. From examining language use in different social settings to exploring language variability and diversity, you will gain a deep understanding of how language impacts people's lives. With a wide range of optional courses to choose from, you can tailor your studies to your interests. This programme also provides excellent preparation for further research or a career in applied linguistics.

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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.

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.


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Entry Requirements

Entry requirements for individual programmes vary, so please check the details for the specific programme you wish to apply for on our website. You will also need to meet the University’s language requirements.


Tuition fees vary between degree programmes. Find the specific fees for your chosen programme on our website.

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