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Visiting students should have at least 3 Linguistics/Language Sciences courses at grade B or above (or be predicted to obtain this). We will only consider University/College level courses.
SCQF Level 10 (Year 3 Undergraduate)
Detailed introduction to descriptive and theoretical aspects of historical linguistics, covering phonetic, phonological, morphological and syntactic change from a crosslinguistic perspective. The course also looks at sociolinguistic influences on language change and the consequences of language contact including language convergence, creolisation and language death.
College of Humanities and Social Science
School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences
This article was published on Feb 24, 2012