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Psychology and Linguistics MA (Hons)

The University of Edinburgh

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UCAS CODE: CQ81

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  • Qualification

    Master of Arts (with Honours) - MA (Hons)

  • Location

    Central area campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    12-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

This joint programme enables you to take a range of courses in psychology and linguistics. Psychology courses cover the scientific study of the mind, brain, and behaviour.Linguistics courses examine how language works, exploring how sounds, words, sentences and conversations combine to express and create meaning.**Psychology**Psychologists study:* the way biological and social factors influence how we behave* how interests and abilities differ from person to person* how we perceive, think and learn about the world around us* how we communicate verbally and non-verbally* how and why our mental abilities change across our livesPsychology is an experimental and observational science, in which evidence from research studies is used to develop and evaluate theories. Our psychology courses have a strong emphasis on developing skills in research methods and statistical analysis, to support our research-led teaching. **Linguistics** Linguistics studies:* the uses of language in everyday life* the ways in which it varies across society and evolves over time* how it is mastered by children

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 30,400per year

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A level : AAB - AAA

Required subjects: A Levels: one from Biology or Human Biology, Chemistry, Computer Science or equivalent, Geography, Geology, Mathematics, Physics, or Psychology at B. GCSEs: English at C or 4 and Mathematics at A or 7, or Mathematics and Physics both at B or 6, or Mathematics, Science plus Additional Science (or science double award) at BB or 66.

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University information

The University of Edinburgh

  • University League Table

    12th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    5th out of 33 5

    16th out of 118 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    182 87%

    3rd

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    n/a

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.71 74%

    29th

    4
  • Entry standards

    / Max 216
    188 91%

    4th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    34th

    10
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.83 77%

    97th

    17

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