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University of Dundee

Psychology of Language (MSc)

In addition to its theoretical interest, psycholinguistics has several important applications, including how a 2nd language should best be taught, how children should be taught to learn to read and write, artificial intelligence, computer-assisted communication, and the treatment of developmental and acquired language disorders.

Entry requirements

A 1st or 2nd Class (normally Upper 2nd Class) Honours degree in psychology, conferring eligibility for Graduate Membership of the British Psychological Society. All applicants will be assessed and approved by the course director and the MSc Board of Studies. IELTS of 7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.0 in each component (or equivalent) (or equivalent), if the 1st language is not English.

Course modules

Core modules: research foundations; qualitative research methods; advanced quantitative methods; research in practice; two advanced modules from: gesture, cognition and communication; reading development and disability; comparative communication and cognition; altered states of consciousness.

Assessment methods

The course is assessed by coursework only. Each module is worth 20 credits apart from the research dissertation module which is worth 60 credits. The total number of credits awarded is 180 for an MSc course.

Qualifications

Qualification Study mode Start month Fee Course duration
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (EU) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (England) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 12,950 per Year 1 (International) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Northern Ireland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Scotland) 12 months
MSc Full-time September 2016 GBP 4,500 per Year 1 (Wales) 12 months

Campus details

Campus name Town Postcode Region Main campus Campus Partner
Dundee City Campus Dundee DD1 4HN Scotland

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