University of York: Sociolinguistics

InstitutionUniversity of York
Department Language and Linguistic Science
Web http://www.york.ac.uk
Email linguistics-pg-admissions@york.ac.uk
Telephone 01904 322652
Study type Taught

Summary

The programme will enable you to perform original research in the field of sociolinguistics by giving you a practical training in techniques and methodologies used in sociolinguistic analysis. You will also have the opportunity to develop your interest in areas such as the interface between variation and phonological and syntactic theory and empirical methods in the study of contemporary and historical data. The programme will: Impart a general foundation and background in sociolinguistics; give you a practical training in techniques used in sociolinguistic analysis; enable you to apply your skills and knowledge to linguistic data; introduce you to research questions and methodologies in sociolinguistics; enable you to perform original research in sociolinguistics.

MA

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