At the University of Reading studying the MSc Language Sciences will take a set of compulsory modules in language science that cover core contemporary issues in linguistic theory and research in the field of psycholinguistics.
In addition to these compulsory modules, students then have the opportunity to gain in-depth knowledge specialisation in one of three streams: Neuroscience of Language, Multilingualism, or Language Development and Disorders.
The Neuroscience of Language stream will introduce you to current advances in neurolinguistics and the cognitive neuroscience of language, including functional MRI and the electrophysiology of language.
The Bilingualism stream provides a flexible multidisciplinary course focusing on linguistic, cognitive and pedagogical aspects of multilingualism. The Language Development and Disorders stream focuses on language acquisition and disorders, including disorders of fluency in children and adults.
This stream in particular is also appropriate for professionals in speech and language therapy who want to update their knowledge of the language sciences.Our School is housed in a modern building with extensive teaching and research facilities, including a state-of-the-art multi-million pound neuroimaging centre, including fMRI, EEG and TMS facilities, eye-tracking and behavioural testing labs, and three NHS Clinics.
This includes our in-house NHS Speech and Language Therapy clinic.
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- Research methods
- Language processing
- Foundations of grammar
- Speech and language pathology
- Language in autism spectrum disorder
- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- Deadline passed, International
- Deadline passed, EEA/EU
DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 214 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
- Applicants are required to have an upper second or first-class honours degree in a related field such as linguistics, psychology, medical sciences or education. Evidence of recent study is normally required if the first degree was completed more than four years previously.
- You are normally required to have a good undergraduate honours degree (or equivalent from a university outside the UK). If you have other qualifications and a number of years' relevant work experience then you may also be eligible to apply.
International19715 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 19715 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
EU/EEA8840 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 8840 GBP per year and a duration of 12 months.
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