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Course content

The purpose of this course is to prepare graduates in linguistics, speech and language therapy, psychology, health science, education and allied disciplines for research-related careers in language sciences.

The course is also appropriate for professionals in speech and language therapy who want to update their knowledge of the language sciences. You will take a set of compulsory modules and then have the opportunity to gain in-depth specialisation in one of three streams: neuroscience, developmental, or multilingualism.

The neuroscience stream will introduce you to current advances in neuroscience research including functional MRI and electrophysiology of language. The developmental stream will focus on language development and disorders, including disorders of fluency and childhood bilingualism. The multilingualism stream provides a flexible multidisciplinary course focusing on linguistic, cognitive and pedagogical aspects of multilingualism, as well as research training in this area.

What will you study?

Modules include:

  • Foundations of grammar
  • Phonetics and phonology
  • Child language acquisition
  • Language processing

What career can you have?

The MSc in Language Sciences prepares students for doctoral research across the range of language sciences and a career as a research scientist. The combination of linguistics knowledge, training in statistics and strong analytical skills acquired in this course is also particularly applicable to careers involving research management, such as government and market research, as well as in education and health.


Visit the Language Sciences MSc page on the University of Reading website for more details!

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