UCL (University College London)

Course Introduction

This is a research'oriented programme designed for students looking for a concentrated course in pragmatics, with particular, but by no means exclusive, focus on the relevance'theoretic approach (developed by Dan Sperber, Deirdre Wilson and Robyn Carston).

Course Modules

Modules may include: obligatory; pragmatics research seminar; dissertation in linguistics (advanced level); pragmatic theory; issues in pragmatics; semantic'pragmatic development; topics in semantics and pragmatics; advanced semantic theory; interfaces; semantics research seminar; the linguistics of sign languages; phonetic theory; animal communication and human language; language acquisition; neurolinguistics; morphology; pragmatic theory; issues in pragmatics; readings in syntax; syntax; advanced phonological theory; intermediate phonetics and phonology; advanced semantic theory; intermediate generative grammar; current issues in syntax; stuttering.

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