Linguistics and English Language

When to apply

We operate a gathered field approach to MSc applications, find out how this works

We are now accepting applications for entry in 2021.

The School operates a gathered field approach for applications to most of our MSc programmes. This means that all complete applications which meet our minimum entry requirements will be held until the nearest deadline at which point the Admissions Panel will meet to consider all applications received at this time.

Gathered field deadlines for this programme are as follows:

  Application deadline date: You will be notified of the outcome by:
Deadline 1 1 December 2020 29 January 2021
Deadline 2 1 February 2021 31 March 2021
Deadline 3 01 April 2021 31 May 2021
Deadline 4 01 June 2021 30 July 2021


If you would like more information about submitting your application and the admissions process please do not hesitate to get in touch with the School Postgraduate Office.

Postgraduate Office enquiries

Contact details



Room G.05
Dugald Stewart Building


  • Monday to Friday:
    9.30 am to 12.30 pm
    1.30 pm to 5.00 pm

    We are working in the office on a rota basis due to social distancing regulations.

    If you would like to talk to a member of the team, please email us and we will respond as quickly as possible.