Studying linguistics

is discovering how language works: how it is structured, processed and learnt; how it varies and changes; and how it is used in different communicative contexts.

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Linguistics and Phonetics

Masters courses

Our teaching staff offer expertise in a range of areas, including language acquisition, psycholinguistics, syntax, phonology, phonetics, pragmatics and sociolinguistics.

Careers and employability





of our research outputs considered 'world leading'

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Scott Lewis
Student | MA Linguistics
"As a part-time student with work commitments, I couldn’t have had a better experience with my tutor and other academic staff, who were incredibly accommodating and made themselves available to talk, discuss ideas and offer advice at short notice."