SOAS, University of London

Course Introduction

This programme is intended for students who wish to specialise in the documentation and description of languages, with a focus on minority and endangered languages; it is characterised by an integrated core of subject offerings that are oriented around issues in language documentation and description, plus a series of options in linguistics, applied linguistics, and language studies.

Course Modules

Introduction to the study of language; applied language documentation and description; language support and revitalisation; field methods; applied language documentation and description; descriptive linguistics.

Course Additional Entry

Upper 2nd Class degree (or equivalent); candidates with non'standard qualifications usually invited.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £17,215  Whole course. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,985  Whole course. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £8,608  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,993  Academic year. First year home fees