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Full time & Part time See Course MA 12 months full-time, 24 months part-time 01 September 2024
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Embark on a transformative academic journey with the MA in Language and Linguistics at Lancaster University. Delve into a world-class Linguistics Department ranked 3rd in the QS World Rankings 2024, boasting 40 expert staff members and a plethora of research opportunities. Tailor your degree to your passions with a flexible programme structure and diverse module options covering areas such as Language and Cognition, Speech Science, and Language Learning. Develop invaluable skills in data handling and research, preparing you for a range of sought-after careers in fields like language teaching, journalism, and translation. The programme's unique selling point lies in its emphasis on individual growth and exploration, culminating in a dissertation that allows you to delve deep into your chosen area of interest. Whether you hold a 2:1 Hons degree in a language-related field or possess equivalent linguistic knowledge, Lancaster welcomes your application to join this dynamic academic community.

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Why Lancaster?

  • Join a department with an international reputation for teaching and research with 3 specialist laboratories and 11 research centres
  • Shape your degree – there is only one core module on this programme giving you the freedom to explore your interests
  • Receive tailored support with academic study skills if you’re an international student or returning to academia
  • Add a whole host of transferrable skills to your CV including data handling, which is sought after across sectors
  • Get the chance to visit one of our international summer schools or work on your dissertation from a partner university

Take your Master's in Language and Linguistics in one of the best Linguistics Departments in the world. We are placed 3rd in the QS World Rankings

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Entry Requirements

2:1 Hons degree (UK or equivalent) in a language/linguistics-related degree or one with a number of language/linguistics-related subjects.

We also welcome applicants from other subject backgrounds with linguistic knowledge commensurate with an undergraduate degree

If you have studied outside of the UK, we would advise you to check our list of international qualifications before submitting your application.


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