The Department has a lively community of postgraduate research students contributing to the research in the Department. All research programmes include a programme of induction, work-in-progress seminars and a graduate conference.
There are two options offered for the MA by research: -Candidates research and write a 40,000 word dissertation. -Linguistic training, two 5,000-word essays and a 25,000-word dissertation.
In both cases the thesis must show evidence of originality in knowledge and interpretation.