Linguistics and English Language

Postgraduate

Masters and PhD programmes

Why linguistics and English language at Edinburgh?

  • We're ranked 3rd in the UK and 5th in the world for linguistics (QS World University Rankings by subject 2022).

  • We're ranked 3rd in the UK and 8th in the world for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings by subject 2022).

  • Linguistics & English Language is rated 3rd in the UK by Times Higher Education for the quality and breadth of the research using the latest Research Excellence Framework (REF 2021).

View our programmes in linguistics and English language and find out about our vibrant, international and welcoming community.

Masters programmes

All available Masters programmes

PhD Linguistics and English Language programme

Linguistics and English Language at Edinburgh has an outstanding international reputation in many areas of research

Our postgraduate community

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