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  • Qualification

    MA - Master of Arts

  • Location

    De Montfort University

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP

  • Duration

    1 year

Course summary

Overview

The English Language MA offers the best of both taught and research-focused postgraduate courses, enabling students to concentrate on and tailor their assessments to their individual interests while teaching them the practical skills involved in English language research. It is taught by staff who are active researchers with expertise across a range of English language and linguistics subfields. It is an ideal stepping-stone to either research at PhD level or a career in teaching, publishing, or research. The focus on individual choice, developing your own specialisms, enables you to produce your best possible work.

Key features:

Focus on key concepts and methodologies
Taught content covers key concepts and methodologies in the core areas of linguistic description and analysis.

Tailored to own interests
The course offers opportunities for independent study and for tailoring assessments and general learning experience to your interests throughout the programme.

Research and transferable skills
Teaching and assessments provide training in writing for publication, in presenting work, and in up-to-date skills for presentation, publishing and researching.

Preparation for further study
The MA, with its focus on individual research, provides ideal preparation for progression to PhD.

Teaching and assessments

As well as traditional essays, assessed work includes presentations and blog posts. The 15,000-word dissertation is guided by one-to-one tutorial contact, placing emphasis on independent study with the tutor monitoring your progress.

Graduate careers

Students can undertake careers in a range of areas, including events management, teaching and further research including PhD research.

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

£ 14,100per year

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

University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 106 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    103 50%

    80th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    29th

    6

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