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Practical Corpus Linguistics for ELT, Lexicography, and Translation

12 months
14450 GBP/year
7995 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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This Practical Corpus Linguistics for ELT, Lexicography, and Translation course at University of Wolverhampton will give you a completely new insight into how language really works and the way people use words to create meaning.


If you would like to learn how to explore language using innovative techniques and computer tools, then this Practical Corpus Linguistics for ELT, Lexicography, and Translation Masters course at University of Wolverhampton will offer you cutting-edge, research-led training of the highest quality, taught by leading researchers in the fields of linguistics and computer science.

You will have options enabling you to study:

  • How people use words to make meanings;
  • How to analyse real language usage;
  • The role of phraseology, metaphor, and idioms;
  • Creative and poetic uses of language;
  • New approaches to language teaching;
  • Translation tools such as translation memory systems;
  • Creating dictionaries using new kinds of evidence;
  • Using computer tools for teaching and translation.

The course will enable you to develop interdisciplinary knowledge and practical, transferrable skills, enabling you to meet the most recent and relevant demands of the field.

If you are interested technological aspects of language study, you will also have an option to learn basic computer programming – a skill that is increasingly sought after by companies seeking to employ language professionals.

As a Masters student on this course, you will be part of our Research Institute of Information and Language Processing (RIILP), an independent, research-driven University unit specializing in linguistics and natural language processing.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods
  • Words, Meanings, and Linguistic Creativity
  • Lexicography: Theory and Practice
  • Python Programming
  • The Forms and Functions of English
  • Translation Technology
  • Using Corpus Data for ELT

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 12 months
  • Part-time
    • 24 months

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Direct applications can be made any time prior to the course start date but we will need sufficient time to process it.


180 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

  • The entry requirement is a good undergraduate degree in Linguistics, English, Foreign Languages, Translation, Language Teaching/TESOL, Creative Writing, or Computer Science. We will consider applications with an overall grade of 2:1 and above. 
  • Exceptionally, a 2:2 will be considered upon a successful interview.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14450 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14450 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7995 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7995 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • Part time Home: £3998 per year

Living costs for Wolverhampton

550 - 900 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


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