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We offer the following taught postgraduate programmes in linguistics and English language:
You will examine language use in a variety of social settings including language use in everyday conversation, in educational settings and in medical settings.
This programme offers knowledge and research skills in understanding how our linguistic competence changes as we acquire or lose language at various points in our lifespan.
You will delve deeper into the structure of the English language's phonology, syntax and semantics and modern and historical development, exploring in depth a global language with a rich history and great social and geographical variation.
What is it that makes us human? How did our brains evolve? What are the origins of human language? These are some of the questions, which are at the heart of the recent renaissance in the scientific study of the origins and evolution of human language, which you will explore.
This highly flexible MSc draws on the University's unparalleled research expertise in Linguistics and enables you the flexibility to choose courses to suit your interest and career aims.
You will learn the core phonetic topics of speech production, speech acoustics, and speech perception, and will learn how phonetics relates to many other language-related disciplines.
You will develop an advanced understanding of current research in psycholinguistics, and gain up-to-date knowledge of a broad range of areas of the psychology of language. You will also acquire the statistical and methodological skills that allow you to conduct novel research in this field.
The programme covers all areas of speech and language processing, from phonetics, speech synthesis and speech recognition, to natural language generation and machine translation.