Queen's University Belfast

Queen's University Belfast

English (Speech and Language)

This programme trains students to undertake research and analysis in core areas of human communication, with particular emphasis on applying those skills in a range of professional contexts. Throughout the programme students will create and encounter real data and, in addition to classroom-based activities, fieldwork opportunities will be provided as a means for assembling fresh and original material for analysis.

Course modules

Modules include: language and the law; media discourses of crime and deviance; phonological concepts and methods; research in English language and linguistics 2; research methods in English language and linguistics 1; dissertation.

Assessment methods

Written and practical assignments.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time - 1 years
MA Part-time - 2 years
Full-time - 1 years

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School of English
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(0)28 9097 5103