Understand and investigate the building blocks of language through linguistics.
You'll be able to apply your skills and knowledge to linguistic data, and have practical training in techniques used in linguistic analysis.
With world-class tutors you'll gain knowledge, and you'll be introduced to key research questions and methodologies. You'll also be able to perform original research in linguistics.
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.
Our graduates 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.
- Marketing and communications
- Broadcasting and journalism
- Academic research and further study
- Local government and public service
- Finance and accountancy
- Clinical and forensic linguistics
- Software development
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- Language Variation and Change
- Phonetics and Phonology
- Key Ideas in Linguistics
- Research Training
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- 12 months
- 24 months
Start dates & application deadlines
- StartingApply anytime.
Applications can be submitted year-round, but we recommend you apply as early as possible as entry to many courses is competitive.
DisciplinesLanguages Linguistics View 398 other Masters in Linguistics in United Kingdom
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- 2:1 or equivalent
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International18700 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18700 GBP per year during 12 months.
National8440 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 8440 GBP per year during 12 months.
- UK: £4,220
- International/EU: £9,350
Living costs for York
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.