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  • Qualification

    MSc - Master of Science

  • Location

    The University of Edinburgh

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Programme description

This programme offers a linguistic perspective on real-world problems of language in use, with a strong emphasis on developing skills and knowledge that can be applied in a wide range of professional settings.

What will I study?

You will explore how language is used in a variety of social situations; for example, language use in everyday conversation, or in educational setting.

You will compare language variability - for example, bilingualism, accents, dialects - with social diversity such as gender, class, or ethnicity.

You will examine how knowledge and uses of language can impact people’s lives.

World-leading experts

Edinburgh was the first university in the UK to offer a programme in applied linguistics, so you will benefit from a long-established academic tradition of teaching, delivered by world-leading experts.

Career opportunities

This programme has been designed to help progress your career as a linguist in academia or as a language and communication expert in a variety of industries.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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£ 25,100per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    15th

  • Campus address

    University of Edinburgh, Student Recruitment and Admissions, 33 Buccleuch Place, Edinburgh, Edinburgh, City Of, EH8 9JS, Scotland

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    10th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    184 89%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    55 55%

    21st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.82 76%

    25th

    10

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