University of Leicester

Master in English Language and Linguistics - Máster en Lengua y Lingüística Inglesa

University of Leicester
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  • Imparte:
  • Modalidad:
    Presencial en Leicester
  • Precio:
    UK and EU Students: £7,500 / International Students: £14,105
  • Comienzo:
    Octubre 2017
  • Lugar:
    College of Social Sciences, Arts and Humanities
    4th & 11th Floor, Attenborough Tower, University R
    Reino Unido
  • Duración:
    1 Año
  • Idioma:
    El Master se imparte en Inglés
  • Titulación:
    Master in English Language and Linguistics.


The MA in English Language and Linguistics combines an intensive introduction to linguistic methodologies and research skills with detailed study of your chosen areas of linguistics or English language study. We understand that there is a great deal of variation in undergraduate courses so the English Language and Linguistics programme has been designed to give you a foundation in a broad range of linguistic methodologies and approaches, whilst building upon your existing knowledge.

You will study English Linguistics from current synchronic and diachronic perspectives, as well as developing skills in the collection, analysis and evaluation of data of many kinds and from many sources. Your ability to present and use data effectively in response to research questions will be invaluable in many professional settings. We will also be developing your ability to reflect critically on the knowledge and understanding you have gained as well as on your own learning and communication skills.

This course offers the opportunity to write a 15,000-word dissertation with one-to-one support from your supervisor. This will act as an excellent grounding in research if you´re thinking of continuing to doctoral level, whilst also providing evidence of a wide range of transferable skills for those wishing to pursue careers in other areas.

You will develop transferable skills in:

•written and spoken communication
•the collection, analysis and evaluation of data of many kinds and from many sources
•methodologies for understanding and analysing language
•independent scholarly enquiry
• information retrieval and presentation

The information included on this webpage is indicative of the courses provided by the University of Leicester. Due to regular enhancement of the University’s courses, please refer to Leicester’s own website and Terms and Conditions for the most accurate and up-to-date course information. We recommend that you familiarise yourself with this informa


2:1 degree, or equivalent, in English Language or English Literature and Language, or another related discipline.

English Language Requirements: IELTS 6.5 or equivalent. If your first language is not English, you may need to provide evidence of your English language ability. If you do not yet meet our requirements, our English Language Teaching Unit (ELTU) offers a range of courses to help you to improve your English to the necessary standard.


Semester 1

Core modules:

Grammar Awareness
Language in Society
English Language and Linguistics Research

Option modules, choose one option module from:

Words and Word Meanings
World Englishes

Semester 2

Core modules:

Phonology and Pronunciation
Discourse Analysis

Plus your Dissertation

Option modules, choose one option module from:

Gender, Language and Discourse
Old English

Salidas profesionales

A Masters degree in English Language and Linguistics is an excellent preparation for a wide range of careers. As well as deepening your knowledge in your chosen areas in the linguistics field, you will also develop transferable skills, such as research, analysis and presentation skills.

Completing an MA can be the first step in an academic career in Higher or Further Education, whilst also enhancing your career options outside the field of academia.

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