The School of English at Nottingham has long been in the forefront of research and teaching in the interface between language, literature and culture.
The MA Literary Linguistics provides an exciting opportunity to explore the interface of language, cognition, literature and culture. You will work with several leading world figures while discovering your own position as a stylician. The programme covers a wide range of material, with options to develop your own thinking and pursue your own interests and research.
The principle of language study that we have established at Nottingham combines theoretical and ideological dimensions with practical applications. We believe in a humane linguistics and a rational approach to literary scholarship.
This course explores the role of language in literature using a variety of approaches, ranging from discourse analysis to corpus linguistics and cognitive poetics. We believe that linguistics and literary study cannot be separated, and we aim to turn you into a creative-thinking interdisciplinary expert in literary linguistics.
The key features of this course include a theoretical grounding in research methodology and linguistic description; one-to-one tuition with expert members of staff; teaching informed by active leading-edge researchers in the field; innovative and engaging teaching methods; access to many online resources and flexibility in course content. The MA Literary Linguistics is one of the most prestigious programmes in the world, established for over 50 years This MA is convened in the Centre for Research in Applied Linguistics. The MA Literary Linguistics is also available as a web-based distance learning course. The School was ranked 7th for English in The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2015 and 9th in the UK for 'research power' (REF 2014).
All those who hold an offer for entry in the forthcoming academic year are welcome to apply for our various scholarship and funding opportunities. These provisions can vary slightly from year to year. Applications for scholarship/funding must be made by the required deadline. Please see our web pages for further information.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Home/EU tuition Fees
Any applicant holding an offer of a place to study on one of the School's Masters courses are invited to apply for one of our School Tuition Fee Scholarships.
Please visit our web pages in the first instance for more information regarding the provision available and further instructions on how to apply.
Providing routes in to the AHRC-funded Midlands3Cities doctoral training partnership Midlands3Cities Doctoral Training Partnership, the University of Nottingham is offering 14 Research Preparation Masters studentships to start September 2015. Midlands3Cities Nottingham Masters studentships are intended to prepare students for doctoral study so it is crucial that applicants make a clear case for how the Masters will lead to an intended PhD programme. Awards will cover the University of Nottingham tuition fee and provide a stipend of £8,400. They do not guarantee subsequent doctoral funding, for which a separate application must be made.
Value of Scholarship(s)
Tuition Fees and Stipend of £8400
These awards are available to outstanding students from the UK and EU who wish to pursue a Masters degree (MA or MRes) at the University of Nottingham in any area of the Arts and Humanities and areas eligible for AHRC funding in Law and Social Sciences.
Applicants are expected to hold at least a 2.1 (Upper 2nd class hons degree from British University or international equivalent) in relevant linguistic/ literary studies. IELTS:7.0 (no less than 6.0 in any element)
Please see the Umiversity website for details
Recipient: University of Nottingham
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