Bangor University

Bangor University

Language Acquitition and Development

The course aims to develop your understanding of monolingual and bilingual development and acquisition in typically developing children, in adults, as well as children with language impairments. The purpose of the programme is to provide you with the necessary theoretical and methodological skills to undertake research in this field.

Entry requirements

A 2.2 undergraduate degree in linguistics or a related area normally required. Applicants who do not speak English as their native language must pass the IELTS English test with a score of 6.0 in all components. Students who have an overall score of 5.5 on the IELTS can take a summer pre-sessional course at the university.

Course modules

Compulsory modules: language acquisition; research methods in linguistics.

Assessment methods

Assessment methods include 20,000-word dissertation.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time - 12 months
MSc Part-time - 24 months

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