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MA English Language and Linguistics

University of Sheffield School of English

Full time & Part time September MA 1 year FT / 2 years PT

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Course description

You’ll study the sociocultural, historical and structural complexities of the English language with the option to study other modern languages as well.

There are four flexible pathways available. You can follow one exclusively or combine different areas of study.

The Literary Linguistics pathway examines a range of approaches including cognitive poetics, corpus stylistics and narratology. Social and Historical Approaches investigates complex real-world language problems in different social and historical contexts. Structural and Theoretical Linguistics explores the foundational mental structures and processes underlying language. Modern Languages (co-run with the School of Modern Languages and Cultures) offers the opportunity to study similar aspects of Slavic, Germanic

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Entry Requirements

A minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree in linguistics, English language and/or literature, or a modern language.

English language requirements:
Overall IELTS score of 7.0 with a minimum of 6.5 in each component, or equivalent.


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