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UCL (University College London): Linguistics

InstitutionUCL (University College London) View institution profile
Department Division of Psychology & Language Sciences
Web https://www.ucl.ac.uk
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Summary

The Linguistics MA aims to give students a thorough grounding in modern theoretical linguistics. Students gain a basic understanding of the three core areas of linguistics: phonetics and phonology; syntax; and semantics and pragmatics, and are then able to tailor the programme to meet their personal linguistic interests.

Students gain knowledge and understanding of current research in theoretical linguistics and are prepared for independent research. On completion of the programme, they will be able to formulate appropriate research questions, find and evaluate relevant literature, develop and test new hypotheses, and produce cogent, structured and professionally presented reports.

Students undertake modules to the value of 180 credits.

The programme consists of four core modules (60 credits), two core modules chosen from a group of 3 modules (30 credits), two optional modules (30 credits) and a research dissertation (60 credits).

Upon successful completion of 180 credits, you will be awarded a MA in Linguistics.

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