UCL (University College London)

UCL (University College London)

Language Sciences (with specialisation in Linguistics with Neuroscience)

This specialisation is designed for students with a background in linguistics who are interested in applying their knowledge in understanding language impairments in individuals with brain damage and/or carrying out neuroscientific research on language processing, or in pursuing theoretical linguistics research using psychological science methods, such as eye-tracking and imaging.

Entry requirements

Normally a minimum of an upper 2nd Class Honours degree from a UK university or an overseas qualification of an equivalent standard in linguistics or linguistics-related discipline.

Course modules

Core modules: introduction to the brain and imaging the brain; neuroscience of language; research methods: principles, skills and applications. Students select 2 specialisation modules from one of these core areas: phonology; semantics-pragmatics; syntax. Options: students select two modules from all those offered within the division of psychology and language sciences, subject to availability and agreement with the programme director. A list of possible options is listed below: deafness: cognition of language; developmental language disorders and cognitive neuroscience; language acquisition; psycholinguistics: general processing; rehabilitation of acquired neurogenic communication difficulties; seminar in neurolinguistics.

Assessment methods

The programme is delivered through a combination of lectures, small-group teaching and a virtual learning environment. Some modules also involve workshops or practical classes. Student performance is assessed through coursework, examinations and the research project.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,550 per Year 1 (Scotland) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,550 per Year 1 (Wales) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,550 per Year 1 (England) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 24,400 per Year 1 (International) 1 years
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 9,550 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 1 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,770 per Year 1 (England) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 12,310 per Year 1 (International) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,770 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,770 per Year 1 (Scotland) 2 years
MSc Part-time September 2016 GBP 4,770 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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