Newcastle University

Newcastle University

Linguistics (with English Language/Language Acquisition/European Language)

The course aims to equip students with the research skills necessary to undertake independent study in linguistics. It is characterised by its significant flexibility and covers a wide range of areas, including theoretical and general linguistics, descriptive linguistics (whether focusing on English or on other languages), applied linguistics, and combinations of these specialisms.

Entry requirements

A 2.1 Honours degree, or international equivalent, in linguistics, a language (studied on its own or with another subject), or a discipline primarily involving the scientific study of human cognition or behaviour, such as cognitive science, psychology, anthropology or sociology. We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and at least 2 years relevant professional experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English require IELTS 7.0 or equivalent.


Qualification Study mode Fee Course duration
MA Full-time £ 5,500 per Academic year (home fees) 12 months
MA Full-time £ 12,680 per Academic year (overseas fees) 12 months
MA Part-time £ 2,750 per Academic year (home fees) 24 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Main Campus Newcastle upon Tyne NE1 7RU North East

Key information

Postgraduate Office, School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics
Telephone number: 
0191 208 7199