Linguistics and English Language

MSc Evolution of Language & Cognition

Investigate the origins and evolution of human language

Application deadline

Please note the deadline for applications to this programme is 30 June 2018 for entry in September 2018. For further information please contact the School Postgraduate Office.

Why study language evolution at Edinburgh?

  • A unique interdisciplinary approach to the study of cognition, builds on the strengths and synergies between subject areas in the school of Philosophy, Psychology, and Language Sciences
  • The flexible programme structure allows you to adapt course choices and dissertation topics to suit your own strengths and interests
  • You will be part of a learning community which includes the largest concentration of language scientists in the UK

 

Programme overview

You will be taught by academics currently carrying out highly regarded research in this field

Programme structure and assessment

This programme comprises two semesters of taught compulsory and optional courses, followed by a dissertation

Resources

As a postgraduate student you will have access to a wide range of resources

Learning outcomes and careers

This programme provides you with a range of knowledge and skills to prepare you for a variety of career paths

Help with your application

When applying you should include a personal statement detailing your academic abilities and your reasons for applying for the programme

Programme teaching staff

Staff profiles of those involved in teaching on the programme

Contact us

Please get in touch with us should you have any questions about the programme

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Fees, funding and how to apply