Birmingham City University

Birmingham City University

English Linguistics

This flexible distance learning degree enables students to start the course at any time in any place. The course will help students develop the analytical and language skills necessary for the teaching of English, as well as many other careers. The course is delivered through the Moodle online learning resource, with online study materials to guide students through the appropriate topics. Students will be fully supported throughout the course by a tutor assigned to them when they begin each module. Students will learn how the English language has changed from its inception, as well as how language functions. Students will further their skills and understanding of English linguistics and gain the skills and attributes that will stand them out from the crowd in today's competitive job market.

Entry requirements

Normally an Honours degree or equivalent in any subject; other relevant qualifications and experience considered on an individual basis; for anyone who has studied at undergraduate level outside the UK an English language qualification equivalent to a British Council IELTS score of 7.0 is also required.

Course modules

Core modules: language description; language and social variation; data, theory and method in linguistics; dissertation. Optional modules: analysis of spoken discourse; a history of English language; second language acquisition; words and meaning.

Assessment methods

Essays, reports, transcription and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning September 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning October 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning November 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning November 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning November 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning November 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Distance learning November 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning November 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning December 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Scotland) 1 years
MA Distance learning December 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Wales) 1 years
MA Distance learning December 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (EU) 1 years
MA Distance learning December 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (England) 1 years
MA Distance learning December 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (International) 1 years
MA Distance learning December 2016 GBP 930 per Credit (Northern Ireland) 1 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Distance Learning
City Centre Campuses Birmingham B4 7XG West Midlands

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Key information

Contact: 
English Admissions
Telephone number: 
0121 331 5595