Full time & Part time September MA 1 year full time, 2-3 years part time
Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Are you fascinated by language and its intricate structures? The MA Linguistics programme at SOAS is the perfect opportunity to delve into the scientific study of languages. This modular programme allows you to explore the core areas of linguistics, such as phonology, morphology, syntax, and semantics, while also offering a variety of options in different disciplines. Whether you have a background in linguistics or are new to the field, this programme caters to your needs. With excellent research rankings and access to a dedicated Linguistics Resource Room, SOAS provides a unique and enriching learning environment. Join us and unlock the mysteries of language!

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MA Linguistics at SOAS

is a modular programme which combines the intensive study of the core areas of formal linguistics - phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics - with a choice of options in different areas of the discipline.

Modern linguistics is the scientific study of all aspects of the world’s languages from their sound systems and grammatical structure through to the interaction of language with culture, the study of meaning in language, and the use of language in modern technology. Linguists try to establish what types of structures are shared by different languages and the extent to which language may differ from each other.

The MA Linguistics programme is run on a modular basis to suit the needs of:

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Entry Requirements

We will consider all applications with 2:2 (or international equivalent) or higher. In addition to degree classification we take into account other elements of the application such as supporting statement. References are optional, but can help build a stronger application if you fall below the 2:2 requirement or have non-traditional qualifications.

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These scholarships are for Masters study in any subject field.
The application process normally opens in December and closes in February, for study commencing in September the following year. Please go to the Canon Collins website and click "Apply for A Scholarship" and then "Canon Collins Scholarship for Masters Study in the UK" for further information on how to apply.

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Country/Nationality: Angola, Botswana, Lesotho, Malawi, Mozambique, Namibia, South Africa, Swaziland, Zambia, Zimbabwe

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