Newcastle University

Newcastle University

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

This course allows students to study phonology and syntax alongside a pathway of their choice in English language, language acquisition or European languages. The course, characterised by its flexibility, provides the research skills necessary to undertake independent study in linguistics. The common subjects the course covers include 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); a discipline primarily involving the scientific study of human cognition or behaviour (eg cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, sociology). Applicants are considered on an individual basis with lower or non-standard qualifications and at least 2 years relevant professional experience. Applicants whose 1st language is not English need an overall IELTS score of 7.0.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 - 12 months
MA Part-time September 2016 - 24 months

Campus details

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

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Key information

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