Lancaster University

Lancaster University

Language and Linguistics

This is our most flexible taught programme. You take 1 core module and a dissertation that further develops your specialist interests. We also offer an extended dissertation option. Support for studies is provided by the non-credit Postgraduate Academic Study Skills module, which runs in terms 1, 2 and 3.

Entry requirements

A good 2nd Class Honours degree or its equivalent, in a relevant subject area. Students whose 1st language is not English must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language: IELTS score of 6.5 (with at least 6.0 in listening and speaking and at least 6.5 in reading and writing), or equivalent.

Course modules

Core modules: Research methods in linguistics and English language; Dissertation. Optional modules: Bilingualism; cognitive linguistics; critical discourse analysis; English grammar: a cognitive approach; experimental approaches to language and cognition; learning and teaching in digitally mediated spaces; 2nd language acquisition; sociolinguistics; sociophonetics; stylistics.

Assessment methods

Assessment is by coursework and a dissertation.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 14,200 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MA Full-time October 2016 GBP 6,250 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Scotland) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Wales) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (England) 24 months
MA Part-time October 2016 GBP 3,125 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Lancaster University Lancaster LA1 4YW North West

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Key information

Contact: 
Postgraduate Enquiries
Telephone number: 
01524 510880