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  English Language and Linguistics MA


University of Westminster    English and Creative Writing

Full time & Part time September, January MA Full-time: 1 year; Part-time: 2 years
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Immerse yourself in the world of language with the English Language and Linguistics MA programme. Delve into the intricate linguistic features of English from various perspectives, including theoretical, applied, synchronic, and diachronic. This course is tailored for individuals with a background in English language, linguistics, or related fields like psychology or TESOL. Through a comprehensive curriculum, you will explore linguistic variation, conduct independent research, and develop critical evaluation skills. The programme offers a diverse range of core modules such as 'Language and Learning: Description and Analysis' and 'Multilingualism: Concepts and Applications', along with enticing option modules like 'Language and Gender' and 'Languages for Specific Purposes'. With no formal exams, assessment is based on coursework, ensuring a stress-free learning environment. Gain a solid foundation in linguistics, enhance your analytical skills, and open doors to various career opportunities in language and communication fields. Join us and unlock your potential in the fascinating world of English language and linguistics.

About the course

The English Language and Linguistics MA explores the linguistic features of English from theoretical, applied, synchronic and diachronic perspectives. Our course will enable you to understand and evaluate critically a wide spectrum of ideas in the study of the English language, particularly in connection with linguistic variation in terms of space, time, communicative context and linguistic contact. It will also equip you with the intellectual perspectives and scholarly skills to conduct independent

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Entry Requirements

A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant discipline including English language, linguistics or TESOL. Applicants may be required to attend an interview (either face to face or via Skype).

If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing.

Applicants are required to submit one academic or professional reference.




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