MSc Psychology of Language
Develop an in-depth understanding of current research in psycholinguistics
Why study Psychology of Language at Edinburgh?
- We're ranked 3rd in the UK and 16th in the world for psychology (THE World University Rankings by subject 2021).
Psychology 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).
- Students on the MSc Psychology of Language have access to a wide range of research facilities, including eye-tracking, EEG, TMS, and fNIRS.
- The University has a large group of language researchers and organises events such as the “Language at Edinburgh Lunch”, an excellent way to explore new topics and to get to know other postgraduate students. We also attract a high calibre of visiting speakers.
Psycholinguistics is a specialised area of psychology focusing on the mental representations and processes that underlie human language use
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
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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