Queen Mary, University of London

Course Introduction

The course also offers you the opportunity to gain practical experience in both conducting and applying linguistics research. In addition to your dissertations, you will have the option to work as a research assistant on 1 of the department's ongoing research projects and or to pursue an industry partnership with one of our private or public sector partners.

Course Modules

Core modules include: Concepts and consequences in grammatical theory (formal linguistic pathway); sociolinguistic theory and methods (sociolinguistic pathway); trends in linguistic theory (all students); dissertation proseminar (all students); dissertation; option modules to choose from may include:; bilingualism; ethnography of communication; sex, gender and language; sociophonetics; language style and stylization; advanced syntactic theory; extensional semantics; experimental linguistics; from morpheme to meaning; formal approaches to variation; understudied languages and linguistic theory.

Course Additional Entry

An upper 2nd Class Honours degree (or international equivalent) with a significant linguistics. English language requirement: IELTS 7.0 (with 7.0 in writing).

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £13,950  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £6,450  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £7,000  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £3,250  Academic year. First year home fees