MSc English Language
Study the phonology, syntax, semantics, and development of the English Language
Why English Language at Edinburgh?
- We're ranked in the UK’s top 5 universities and the world's top 15 universities for English language and literature (QS World University Rankings by subject 2019)
- You will be part of a learning community which includes the largest concentration of language scientists in the UK
- You will be taught by world-leading experts who will give you a detailed awareness of the ways in which English is used in Britain and around the world.
Applications for this programme will open on 1 October 2019 for entry in September 2020.
Delve deeper into the structure of the English language’s phonology, syntax and semantics and modern and historical development
Programme structure and assessment
This programme comprises two semesters of taught compulsory and optional courses, followed by a dissertation
As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of research resources and state-of-the-art facilities
Learning outcomes and careers
This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths
When to apply
We operate a gathered field approach to MSc applications, find out how this works
Help with your application
When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme
Fees and funding
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Programme teaching staff
Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme