Manchester Metropolitan University
Linguistics and English Studies
MA Linguistics and English Studies is designed to cater to students with interests across linguistics, literature and film, and makes use of structures, staff and units from MA Linguistics and English Language and MA English Studies. The majority of the staff have internationally recognised academic expertise in their specialist areas. There are two paths through the course, both with elements of internal choice, offering students considerable freedom in choosing a path which matches their interests.
MA: You will normally have at least an upper second-class undergraduate UK honours degree (or international equivalent) in English, Film Studies, Cultural Studies, Philosophy, or a related/compatible subject or combination of subjects. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification. Overseas applicants will require IELTS with an overall score of 6.5 with no less than 6.0 in any category, or an equivalent accepted English qualification.
The academic staff involved in the MA Linguistics and English Studies are actively involved in current research, and they bring this experience to the classroom by using it to inform their teaching, thus ensuring up-to-date, relevant content on all the course units, delivered by published experts. Core units: Sound, Structure, Meaning: Describing Language; Research Methods; Dissertation; Practices (Pathway A only). Plus for Pathway B one of the following: Time; Space; The Rise of the Gothic; Twentieth Century Gothic. Indicative option units: Forensic Linguistics; Social Psychology of Language; Educational Linguistics; Independent Study; Sociolinguistics; Discourse Analysis; Pragmatics; Language, Culture and Communication. Also available for Pathway A: Time; Space; The Rise of the Gothic; Twentieth Century Gothic.
Each unit will have different assessment requirements and might take the form of essays, presentations, a poster presentation, data analysis or a combination of these elements.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||September 2019||-||1 Years|
|MA||Part-time||September 2019||-||2 Years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|Main Site||M15 6BH||North West|
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