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Language and Communication Research

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About

Take the next step towards your language-related career, nurtured by global experts in our world-ranking setting.

Overview

Set in the internationally respected Centre for Language and Communication Research, our MA in Language and Communication Research delivers solid training in research methods and practice, plus the freedom to tailor the programme around your research interests and career ambitions.

Designed for careers employing communication awareness or in language or linguistics related research, this programme offers the additional benefit of Advanced Course Recognition from the Economic and Social Research Council as a postgraduate research training scheme.

You’ll gain an excellent grounding in foundational research methods and theoretical paradigms, before applying the theories and specialising in the areas of linguistic enquiry that are most important for your career.

This master’s programme combines the study of theoretical issues and qualitative and quantitative analysis of language and communication data. Throughout your degree you’ll be supported by internationally recognised experts, whose passion for teaching and research fosters a vibrant and friendly academic environment.

Our experts are leading on innovative projects in many different fields, including language acquisition, sociolinguistics, historical linguistics, discourse analysis, professional communication, corpus linguistics, systemic functional linguistics and forensic linguistics, hosting a range of reading and research groups in these research fields.

Fostering an international academic arena for cutting-edge research, we host talks from visiting academics from around the world, as well as advanced research residencies and occasional summer schools. During your studies, you’ll benefit from this thriving research environment and the support of a wide range of professionals who will guide your personal and professional development.

English Language at Cardiff is ranked in the world top 100 (QS World University Rankings by Subject 2020) and top ten for research in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Programme Structure

Please see the course page on our website for course structure. 

Key information

Duration

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

Start dates & application deadlines

More details

We allocate places on a first-come, first-served basis, so we recommend you apply as early as possible.

Language

English

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

We are not aware of any English requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

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  • 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

Please see the course page on our website for tuition fees. Please see the course page on our website for admissions criteria.

Tuition Fee

Living costs for Cardiff

628 - 1066 GBP /month
Living costs

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

Funding

If you’re a home-fee paying student, you can apply for a £3,000 Master’s Excellence Scholarship from Cardiff University to help cover the cost of this programme. https://www.cardiff.ac.uk/study/postgraduate/funding/masters-excellence-scholarships

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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