12 months
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20940 GBP/year
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About

The Phonetics and Phonology programme from University of York study the sounds and sound patterns of the languages of the world from cognitive and social angles, integrating theory and data. 

Visit the official programme website for more information

Overview

Explore the social, interactional, perceptual, and phonological importance of phonetic detail, why sounds of language change over time and why we have different accents. Investigate how we learn the phonologies of our first and second languages. 

Learn about a broad range of topics within the field, and be equipped to develop your own original research. 

Taught by a diverse group of researchers, you'll gain practical training in essential skills for phoneticians and phonologists, as well as a firm grounding in theory. We are recognised experts in our field, with specialisms in a wide range of areas including sociophonetics, language change, acquisition, prosody, articulation, corpus phonetics, and spoken interaction.

Careers and skills

Effective communication, critical thinking and project management skills are central to most careers. The study of linguistics at York equips you with these skills and others, which translate readily into any work context.

The graduates of the Phonetics and Phonology programme from University of York have an excellent record of pursuing fulfilling paths after graduation. Their work spans advertising, teaching English as a foreign language, IT, accountancy, broadcasting, clinical and forensic linguistics, retail management, and other careers.

Apart from your knowledge of linguistics, you will leave with the confidence and skills that come from successfully completing a demanding course and participating fully in university life.

Hear former students talking about the skills acquired in their degree and how they use them in their current career.

Career opportunities

  • Marketing and communications
  • Publishing
  • Broadcasting and journalism
  • Academic research and further study
  • Local government and public service
  • Finance and accountancy
  • Teaching
  • Clinical and forensic linguistics
  • Law
  • Software development

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Advanced Phonology
  • Advanced Phonetics
  • Research Training Seminar 
  • Quantitative Methods 
  • Language Variation and Change 
  • Semantics
  • Syntax 
  • Psycholinguistics 
  • Language Acquisition 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
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TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

Credits

180 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

GPA admission requirements GPA
Upper Second Class

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS
7
PTE Academic admission requirements PTE Academic
67
More about PTE Academic
TOEFL admission requirements TOEFL® IBT
96

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

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Other requirements

General requirements

  • 2:1 or equivalent, which should include formal training in phonetics and phonology.

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    20940 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 20940 GBP per year during 12 months.
  • National

    9750 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9750 GBP per year during 12 months.

Part-time (2 years)

  • UK: £4,875
  • International/EU: £10,470

Living costs for York

646 - 1124 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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