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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 gives you all of the intellectual and practical skills to engage in linguistics research, either by itself, or as part of cross-disciplinary research.

We offer a strong focus on theoretical understanding, drawing on the expertise of the department which is particularly strong in theory development.

Additionally, you will acquire the necessary empirical skills to complement your theoretical understanding.

Who this programme is for

This programme is best suited to applicants whose academic background is in: linguistics; English language; philology; cognitive science. It is also suitable for applicants from other academic backgrounds looking for a conversion course that will provide an intensive foundation in linguistics.

This programme is not suitable for applicants wishing to pursue supplementary training in the areas of translation studies or teaching English as a foreign language.

Career opportunities

This MSc can lead to a variety of career options depending upon your chosen focus.

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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