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About

The Linguistics (with specialist pathways in English Language and Language Acquisition) programme from Newcastle University allows you to study phonology and syntax alongside a pathway of your choice in English Language or Language Acquisition The course, characterised by its flexibility, equips you with the research skills necessary to undertake independent study in linguistics.

Overview

The common subjects the Linguistics (with specialist pathways in English Language and Language Acquisition) programme from Newcastle University covers include theoretical and general linguistics, descriptive linguistics, applied linguistics, and combinations of these specialisms. By choosing one of the pathways, you will be able to focus on your area of specific interest.

By the end of the course you will understand and engage with ideas at the forefront of linguistic research and address linguistic questions and problems currently being debated.

Quality and Ranking

We rank in the top 150 for English Language and Literature and in the top 100 for Linguistics- QS World University Rankings by Subject 2019

Delivery

During two 12-week semesters you will study six modules delivered through lectures, seminars, workshops and field work. These are supplemented by academic events and invited international specialists. You work closely with your supervisor on a 15,000 –18,000-word dissertation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Research Methods in Language and Linguistics
  • MA Linguistics Dissertation
  • Syntactic Analysis and
  • Phonetics and Phonology
  • Generative Syntax
  • Issues in Phonological Theory 
  • The Sociolinguistics of Language and Society
  • Diachronic Syntax
  • The Social History of English
  • Ethno-Linguistic Variation

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

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  • We suggest international students apply at least two months before the course starts. This is so that you have enough time to make the necessary arrangements.

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

Other requirements

General requirements

A 2:1 honours degree, or international equivalent, in:

  • linguistics
  • a language (studied on its own or with another subject)
  • a discipline primarily involving the scientific study of human cognition or behaviour (eg cognitive science, psychology, anthropology, sociology)

We will also consider your application on an individual basis if you have lower or non-standard qualifications and at least two years relevant professional experience.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20400 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20400 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9600 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • UK Part time: £4,800

Living costs for Newcastle upon Tyne

560 - 991 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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