University of York
Phonetics and Phonology
The course aims to impart a general foundation and background in phonetics and phonology and give students a practical training in techniques used in phonetic analysis. Study enables students to apply their skills and knowledge to linguistic data, introduces them to research questions and methodologies in phonetics and phonology and enables them to perform original research in phonetics and phonology.
You should normally hold or expect to receive at least a 2.1 or equivalent in your 1st degree, which should include formal training in phonetics and phonology. This course assumes a strong interest in phonetics and phonology, and familiarity with the terminology and methodology of these fields.
Module includes: advanced phonology; advanced phonetics; quantitative methods; research training seminar; dissertation. One module from a wide range of options including modules on Language variation and change and Phonological acquisition. Optional modules: articulatory and impressionistic phonetics; computational phonology; phonetics of talk-in-interaction; phonological variation and change; topics in phonological development.
As for the taught modules, assessment is typically by an exam, a dossier of exercises or a short essay for the Autumn Term Modules, and by a 5,000 word essay or equivalent for the Spring Term Modules.
Arts and Humanities Research Board studentships (competitive basis); University offers range of studentships and scholarships for full-time graduate students, bursaries (40% of fee) for part-time students, scholarships (on competitive basis) for overseas candidates of high academic ability, limited number of bursaries (contribution towards tuition fees) for self-financing students who meet unexpected financial problems.
|Qualification||Study mode||Start month||Fee||Course duration|
|MA||Full-time||£ 6,450 per Academic year (home fees)||1 years|
|MA||Full-time||£ 15,150 per Academic year (overseas fees)||1 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 3,320 per Academic year (home fees)||2 years|
|MA||Part-time||£ 7,840 per Academic year (overseas fees)||2 years|
|Campus name||Town||Postcode||Region||Main campus||Campus||Partner|
|University of York||York||YO10 5DD||Yorkshire and the Humber|