English Language and Linguistics, M.A. | University of Westminster | London, United Kingdom
12 months
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14000 GBP/year
7500 GBP/year
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About

The MA English Language and Linguistics degree offered at the University of Westminster explores the linguistic features of English from theoretical, applied, synchronic and diachronic perspectives.

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Overview

Our course will enable you to understand and evaluate critically a wide spectrum of ideas in the study of the English language, particularly in connection with linguistic variation in terms of space, time, communicative context and linguistic contact. It will also equip you with the intellectual perspectives and scholarly skills to conduct independent research.

The English Language and Linguistics degree offered at the University of Westminster   is for you if you've taken English language and/or linguistics modules at undergraduate level, or if you've studied allied disciplines such as psychology, philosophy or TESOL. It's of particular interest if you're wishing to pursue further study, or if you're teaching English and wish to gain a further qualification and investigate current developments in the field.

Career Path  

Studying our MA will give you sophisticated analytical skills and a widely applicable knowledge base, which will enable you to study at MPhil or PhD levels.Our course prepares you for a variety of careers involving language and communication, particularly in the creative and cultural industries.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • English Worldwide
  • Linguistic Description and Analysis
  • Multilingualism, Past and Present
  • Analysing Spoken and Written Discourse
  • Current Developments in Language Teaching
  • Language and Gender

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Lower Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
6.5
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
58
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
88

Other requirements

General requirements

  • A minimum of a lower second class honours degree (2:2) in a relevant discipline including English language, linguistics or TESOL.  
  • Applicants may be required to attend an interview (either face to face or via Skype). 
  • If your first language is not English you should have an IELTS 6.5 with at least 6.0 in writing.
  • Applicants are required to submit one academic or professional reference.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14000 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    7500 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 7500 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK PT tuition fee: £3,750 (Price per academic year)
  • International PT tuition fee: £7,000 (Price per academic year)

Living costs for London

1137 - 2157 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

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