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Master of Philosophy in General Linguistics and Comparative Philology


About This Masters Degree

Course Description

The M.Phil. is a taught course for graduates seeking a higher academic qualification in language studies, specializing in General Linguistics (including Phonetics but not Applied Linguistics), Historical and Comparative Philology and Linguistics, or the linguistics of a specific language. All candidates work in Oxford under supervision for two years. There are four final examinations: one on general linguistic theory, and three chosen from a range of options Teaching is done through lectures, seminars and individual tutorials. Candidates must in addition offer a thesis of not more than 25,000 words.

Entry Requirements

Good 2:1, any discipline

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