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English Language and Applied Linguistics MA (Distance Learning)

University of Huddersfield School of Music, Humanities and Media

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full-time, 2 years part-time

About the course

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.

You’ll gain a solid understanding of phonetics and phonology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, and explore how that knowledge can be applied to the practical analysis of spoken and written, literary and non-literary texts.

We place particular emphasis on analysing language in real-world contexts. Modules reflect staff expertise, which means you have the opportunity to engage with cutting-edge research in your area of interest.

We have a vibrant research community of national and international students, who often collaborate on projects and present their work within the supportive environment

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Entry Requirements

* An Honours degree (2:1 or above) in a relevant subject.
* Other relevant qualifications and/or experience may be considered.

The minimum for IELTS is 7.0 overall with no element lower than 6.5, or equivalent will be considered acceptable. Read more about the University’s entry requirements for students outside of the UK on our Where are you from information pages.

The University's School of Music, Humanities and Media offers bursaries towards the cost of taught MA courses.


In 2019/20 the full-time tuition fee for UK and EU postgraduate students on this course will be £6,500 (Band 1).
In 2019/20 the full-time tuition fee for International postgraduate students on this course will be £14,500 (Band 1).

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