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  MA Language and Linguistics


University of Sheffield    School of English

Full time & Part time September MA 1 Year Full Time / 2 Years Part Time 05 September 2024 Award winner
Languages, Literature & Culture (21) Linguistics & Classics (23)

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Embark on a captivating journey into the intricate world of language with the MA in Language and Linguistics. Delve into the sociocultural, historical, and structural complexities of human language, connecting with a global research community that transcends all aspects of human life. This programme offers a specialised focus on social, historical, and theoretical approaches to language and linguistics, allowing you to explore real-world language challenges across diverse cultural contexts and time periods. Uncover the foundational mental structures of language while also delving into literary linguistics through cognitive poetics, corpus stylistics, and narratology. The flexibility to choose modules from related fields like TESOL and applied linguistics enhances your learning experience. With a minimum 2:1 undergraduate degree in linguistics, English language, or literature, you can unlock a world of opportunities in fields such as education, government, marketing, and journalism. Join us to hone your research skills and expertise in language studies, setting the stage for a rewarding career ahead.

About the course

Explore the sociocultural, historical and structural complexities of human language, joining a global research community that links to all aspects of human life.

Language and linguistics is a discipline with links to all other areas of study, since humans use language in all facets of life.

Our MA specialises in social, historical, and theoretical approaches to language and linguistics. You'll investigate complex real-world language problems in different cultural contexts and time periods, alongside exploring the foundational mental structures and processes underlying language. You can also study literary linguistics and examine a range of approaches including cognitive poetics, corpus stylistics and narratology.

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Entry Requirements

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

Your previous degree should have included study in at least one of these four main research areas:

Language and society
Historical linguistics
Literary linguistics
Theoretical linguistics


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