Linguistics and English Language

Programme structure and assessment

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

You will take options from a wide range of courses offered in Linguistics & English Language and related subject areas, and will write a dissertation project.

In the first semester, all students will be required to take three core courses in phonetics plus one core course in statistics.

At the discretion of the programme director, students with sufficient background in phonetics may be excused from Introduction to Phonology & Phonetics.

Beyond the core, you will take at least 60 credits of additional courses, depending on your interests.

At the dissertation stage, you will be assigned a supervisor with whom you will meet to plan your reading and to discuss your work and progress.

Teaching on the programme takes a number of different forms. Most core courses consist of lectures, some courses having associated tutorials. Some of the option courses follow a similar lecture/tutorial format but others take the form of seminars, workshops, and hands-on laboratory sessions.

Assessment is by coursework, project, and/or exams and a dissertation project.

Degree Programme Table (DPT)

Information in the Degree Programme Tables may still be subject to change.

DPT: Phonetics