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.

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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
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

Relevant bachelor honours degree at 2:1

Course modules

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

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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