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About

The English Language program offered by The University of Edinburgh will be taught by world-leading experts who will give you a detailed awareness of the ways in which English is used in Britain and around the world.

Overview

This intensive programme will enable you to delve deeper into the structure of the English language’s:

  • phonology
  • syntax and semantics
  • modern and historical development

Joining an internationally-acclaimed centre for research and teaching in the linguistic study of English, you will explore in depth a global language with a rich history and great social and geographical variation.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed to help you progress your career as an English language specialist.

Many graduates go on to complete a PhD and become academics, or work in archives, or English language related publishing.

The programme is popular with teachers of English language who wish to strengthen their knowledge and skills in the structure and history of English, and return to education.

The analytical skills you develop and the research training you receive will be valuable in a wide range of careers.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Reading Old English
  • Scots and Scottish English
  • Dialects of English in Britain and Ireland
  • Language Variation and Change
  • Historical Linguistics
  • Early Germanic Dialects
  • Global Englishes

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

There are 5 application rounds.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

We partnered with Aon to provide you with the best affordable student insurance, for a carefree experience away from home.

Get your student insurance now

Start from €0.53/day, free cancellation any time.

Remember, countries and universities may have specific insurance requirements. To learn more about how student insurance work at The University of Edinburgh and/or in United Kingdom, please visit Student Insurance Portal.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A UK 2:1 honours degree, or its international equivalent, in linguistics or English Language with linguistics.
  • We will also consider honours degrees in modern or classical languages or in humanities such as English literature or history if your application demonstrates a particular interest in the linguistics of English.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    26300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 26300 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    12500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time fees:

  • Home - £6,250
  • International/EU - £13,150

Living costs for Edinburgh

725 - 1167 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

 

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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