This intensive programme will enable you to delve deeper into the structure of the English language’s:
- 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.
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.
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- 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
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Apply before
There are 5 application rounds.
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Literature Linguistics View 380 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
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- 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.
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International26300 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 26300 GBP per year during 12 months.
National12500 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 12500 GBP per year during 12 months.
- Home - £6,250
- International/EU - £13,150
Living costs for Edinburgh
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.