UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

The course is a research'oriented programme designed for students looking for concentrated study in phonology, with a focus on theoretically'driven empirical research. Students will use typological comparison, data collection, experimental methods, or modelling techniques and will receive extensive training in research methods and the scholarly presentation of ideas.

Course Modules

Modules may include: intermediate phonetics and phonology a; intermediate phonetics and phonology b; advanced phonology theory a; advanced phonology theory b; phonetic theory; phonology of English; morphology; intermediate generative grammar a; current issues in syntax; readings in syntax; advanced semantic theory; advanced semantic theory b; animal communication and the human language; communication and human language; interfaces; issues in pragmatics; language acquisition; neurolinguistics; philosophy of language; pragmatic theory; semantic'pragmatic development; semantics research seminar; sociolinguistics; stuttering; the linguistics of sign languages; topics in semantics and pragmatics.

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 is required.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £18,460  Academic year. First year overseas fees
1 year
Full Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,550  Academic year. First year home fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £9,550  Academic year. First year overseas fees
2 years
Part Time
MA (Postgraduate) £4,770  Academic year. First year home fees