UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

English Linguistics

The course provides students with the theoretical and practical knowledge needed to describe modern English, together with appropriate training in academic writing, linguistic argumentation and research methods. Students have access to the survey of English usage, an unparalleled resource for research into grammatical repertoire.

Entry requirements

Applications are welcome from candidates who have at least a 2nd Class undergraduate degree in English language or literature from a UK university, or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard. Some prior knowledge of English language studies (specifically English grammar) is expected for the programme.

Course modules

Core modules: English grammar and methodology; either English corpus linguistics or English language in use; research methodology. Options may include: English words; history of the English language; literary linguistics; phonetics and phonology of English.

Assessment methods

The programme is taught through seminars and individual tutorials. Student assessment is through a portfolio of essays (2 2,000-word essays on English grammar), 3 3-hour written papers and the dissertation. Each of the 5components of assessment makes up 20% of the final mark.

Sponsorship information

Arts and Humaities Research Council.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 18,670 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MA Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,020 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 9,285 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MA Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,510 per Year 1 (Wales) 2 years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bloomsbury Campus Camden WC1E 6BT South East

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Key information

Contact: 
Programme Administrator
Telephone number: 
0207 679 7381