University of Chichester

University of Chichester

Language and Linguistics

The programme combines a balanced selection of both theoretical and applied topics. Central areas of modern sociolinguistics, psycholinguistics and cognitive linguistics are covered and various research methadologies are introduced. You will also receive extensive practical training in techniques used in linguistic analysis and are equipped with the skills required for original research, progression in language teaching and/or detailed language analysis in specific contexts. The programme draws mainly on the English language but is applicable to a variety of language settings. Please take the time to look out for updates on our funding page: WHERE THIS CAN TAKE YOU Teaching English language in primary or secondary education Teaching English as an international language Marketing and Communications Media and Journalism Editing and Publishing Law Speech and Language Therapy Further PG research/PhD WORK PLACEMENTS Practical advice and guidance is offered to students wishing to gain the Trinity Cert. TESOL alongside their MA. Opportunities for teaching observation and practice are available for those pursuing this additional qualification.

Entry requirements

MA: Relevant bachelor honours degree at 2:1

Course modules

Approaches and Theories in Linguistics Language and Society Language and Mind Linguistic Research and Applications Dissertation

Assessment methods

Teaching involves a combination of lectures, seminars, and one-to-one tutorials. Four modules are assessed by a 5,000-word essay or equivalent, and the final (double-weighted) module by a dissertation of 15,000 words.


Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MA Full-time September 2018 £ 5,690 per Year 1 (Home/EU) 1 Years
MA Full-time September 2018 £ 12,600 per Year 1 (International) 1 Years

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Bishop Otter Campus PO19 6PE South East

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