The focus in this programme is on the core issues of linguistic theory and linguistic description. Obligatory course units typically include a dissertation (of 12,000 to 15,000 words for MA students only) , and either Introduction to Grammatical Theory, or Topics in Grammatical Theory, or Phonetics and Phonology. Typical optional course units include: Morphological Theory; Phonological Theory; Syntactic Theory; Cognitive Linguistics; Sociolinguistics; Psycholinguistics; Language Endangerment and Language Death; Child Language; Language Contact and Historical Linguistics.
Course units will be assessed at the end of the semester during which they are offered. All taught course-units except Introduction to Grammatical Theory and Phonetics and Phonology are assessed by examined coursework.
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2i in a relevant subject. Students whose native language is not English will require either: (i) an overall IELTS score of 7.0 with 7.0 in the writing component or (ii) a TOEFL score of 600 paper-based test, 250 computer-based test, or 100 internet-based test or (iii) a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 70 overall with 70 in the writing component.
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