• Jacobs University Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Leeds Featured Masters Courses
  • University of Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
  • Ulster University Featured Masters Courses
  • University College London Featured Masters Courses
  • Xi’an Jiaotong-Liverpool University Featured Masters Courses
  • Centre for Digital Media Featured Masters Courses
  • Regent’s University London Featured Masters Courses
University of Stuttgart Featured Masters Courses
Queen Margaret University, Edinburgh Featured Masters Courses
University of Cambridge Featured Masters Courses
Southampton Solent University Featured Masters Courses
Coventry University Featured Masters Courses

Linguistics (M.Phil./P.Grad.Dip)


Course Description

This programme introduces students to the central concepts and the analytic techniques of general linguistics and phonetics - the scientific study of the human faculty of language. It is designed so that it requires no previous study of linguistics. The course involves the study both of theoretical models of language, and of the techniques of the linguistic and phonetic description of a wide range of languages. Students take six modules and undertake a research project leading to a 15,000 word dissertation. Four core modules are mandatory and two are elective options.

Core Modules:
Describing Grammar
Describing Meaning
Describing the sounds of languages
Laboratory phonetics and phonology

The elective courses may include:
History and Globalisation of English
Corpus Linguistics
Technology, Language, and Communication
Language Variation and Change
Advanced Syntactic Theory
Linguistic Pragmatics
Bilingualism and the Maintenance of Irish
Second Language Teaching
Multilingualism

Entry Requirements

Applicants are normally required to possess a good primary degree or equivalent qualification. Previous knowledge of linguistics is not a requirement. Students who are not native speakers of English are expected to attend the orientation course in English for Academic Purposes in the CLCS in the month preceding the start of the academic year. Applicants must complete the Personal Statement section of the application form and explain their motivation in applying for their chosen course(s).

Course Fees

Full-time €7,470 EU / €15,950 non-EU; part-time €4,895 EU / €9,075 non-EU


Email Enquiry

Recipient: Trinity College Dublin
Insert previous message below for editing? 
You haven’t included a message. Providing a specific message means universities will take your enquiry more seriously and helps them provide the information you need.
Why not add a message here
* required field
Send a copy to me for my own records.
Email Sent

Share this page:

Cookie Policy    X