The English Language and/or Linguistics MLitt is a Master's level degree that is largely based around your own research interests, preparing you for further research within and beyond academia.
- Type: On campus, research
- Start: September
- Language: English
- Duration: 12 months
- Fee national: $5,478
- Fee international: $20,779
- Duration: 24 months
Our course is an individually tailored research Master's degree designed for graduates with a good background in linguistics and/or English language. The course contains some taught modules but mostly consists of smaller independently conducted research assignments and a larger research dissertation at the end. The topics are chosen by you, in consultation with your supervisor. We offer supervision in the following areas:
- Syntactic theory and comparative syntax
- Phonological theory
- Morphophonology and morphosyntax
- Philosophy of language
- Philosophy of linguistics
- Architecture of the language faculty
Language variation and change:
- Historical/diachronic linguistics
- Variationist/comparative linguistics
- Dialect syntax
- Corpus analysis
- Linguistic typology
Language evolution, acquisition, and development:
- First language acquisition and development
- The acquisition of second language morphosyntax and phonology
- Evolutionary linguistics
The Centre for Research in Linguistics and Language Sciences (CRiLLS) is one of the largest centres for linguistic research in Europe, so you have a unique opportunity to acquire a wide range of methodologies and exposure to diverse theoretical perspectives to enrich your own research. We have a wide range of research supervisors you can work with.
A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent. IELTS 7.0 overall (with 6.5 in writing and a minimum of 6.0 in all other sub-skills). If you have lower English Language scores, you may be accepted onto a pre-sessional English course.
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