UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This specialisation is designed for students with a background in linguistics who are interested in applying their knowledge in understanding language impairments in individuals with brain damage and/or carrying out neuroscientific research on language processing, or in pursuing theoretical linguistics research using psychological science methods, such as eye'tracking and imaging.

Course Modules

Core modules: introduction to the brain and imaging the brain; neuroscience of language; research methods: principles, skills and applications. Students select 2 specialisation modules from one of these core areas: phonology; semantics'pragmatics; syntax. Options: students select two modules from all those offered within the division of psychology and language sciences, subject to availability and agreement with the programme director. A list of possible options is listed below: deafness: cognition of language; developmental language disorders and cognitive neuroscience; language acquisition; psycholinguistics: general processing; rehabilitation of acquired neurogenic communication difficulties; seminar in neurolinguistics.

Course Additional Entry

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in linguistics or linguistics'related discipline.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £24,400  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £9,550  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £12,310  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MSc (Postgraduate) £4,770  Academic year. First year home fees