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Language Sciences

SCQF Level 08 (9 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LASC08016 A Brief Introduction to Language Not delivered this year 20
LASC08017 SV1 LEL2A: Linguistic Theory and the Structure of English Semester 1 20
LASC08018 SV1 LEL2B: Phonetic Analysis and Empirical Methods Semester 1 20
LASC08019 SV1 LEL2C: English in Time and Space Semester 2 20
LASC08020 SV1 LEL2D: Cross-linguistic Variation: Limits and Theories Semester 2 20
LASC08021 LEL2E: Structure and History of European Languages Not delivered this year 20
LASC08015 Linguistics & English Language 1 Not delivered this year 40
LASC08022 SV1 Linguistics and English Language 1A Semester 1 20
LASC08023 SV1 Linguistics and English Language 1B Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 10 (67 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LASC10106 Celtic Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10077 Child Bilingualism: Language and Cognition Not delivered this year 20
LASC10107 Cognitive Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10081 Computational Phonology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10079 Computer Programming for Speech and Language Processing Not delivered this year 20
LASC10055 Corpus Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10070 Current Issues in Morphology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10089 Current Issues in Phonology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10069 Current Issues in Semantics and Pragmatics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10071 Current Issues in Syntax Not delivered this year 20
LASC10068 Dialectology in the British Isles Not delivered this year 20
LASC10085 SV1 Dialects of English in Britain and Ireland Semester 1 20
LASC10114 SV1 Discourse Analysis Semester 2 20
LASC10063 SS1 Dissertation Completion following Study Abroad Full Year 20
LASC10060 SS1 Dissertation Preparation Abroad Full Year 20
LASC10024 SS1 Dissertation in Language Sciences Full Year 40
LASC10080 Early Germanic Dialects Not delivered this year 20
LASC10017 English Historical Syntax Not delivered this year 20
LASC10007 English Word-Formation Not delivered this year 20
LASC10045 English grammar: a cognitive account Not delivered this year 20
LASC10087 Experimental Pragmatics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10066 Figurative Language Not delivered this year 20
LASC10029 SV1 First Language Acquisition (Honours) Semester 1 20
LASC10056 Global Englishes Not delivered this year 20
LASC10111 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language A Semester 1 20
LASC10112 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language B Semester 2 20
LASC10021 SV1 Historical Linguistics Semester 2 20
LASC10046 Historical Phonology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10096 History of Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10098 History of Scots Not delivered this year 20
LASC10105 Language Contact and the History of English Not delivered this year 20
LASC10095 Language Pathology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10102 SV1 Language Variation and Change Semester 2 20
LASC10076 Language, Politics and Identity Not delivered this year 20
LASC10011 Lexical Semantics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10050 Linguistic Fieldwork and Language Description Not delivered this year 20
LASC10094 Methods in Dialectology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10109 Methods in Theoretical Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10009 Middle English Not delivered this year 20
LASC10086 Morphology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10031 Origins and Evolution of Language (Hons) Not delivered this year 20
LASC10090 SV1 Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology Semester 1 20
LASC10088 SV1 Phonological Theory Semester 1 20
LASC10083 Phonological Theory and English Phonology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10067 SV1 Pragmatics Semester 1 20
LASC10035 Psycholinguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10049 Reading Old English Not delivered this year 20
LASC10103 SS1 Research Ethics Training in Linguistics & English Language Flexible 0
LASC10072 Scots and Scottish English Not delivered this year 20
LASC10030 Second Language Acquisition (Honours) Not delivered this year 20
LASC10093 Sign Language Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10018 SV1 Simulating Language Semester 2 20
LASC10002 Sociolinguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10101 Special Topics in Phonetics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10061 SV1 Speech Processing (Hons) Semester 1 20
LASC10104 Speech Production and Perception Not delivered this year 20
LASC10062 Speech Synthesis Not delivered this year 20
LASC10033 SV1 Statistics and Experimental Design Semester 2 20
LASC10108 Stylistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10065 Syntactic Theory and English Syntax Not delivered this year 20
LASC10084 SV1 Syntax: Theory and Practice Semester 2 20
LASC10091 The Grammar of Variation Not delivered this year 20
LASC10078 The Sociolinguistics of Bilingualism Not delivered this year 20
LASC10059 SS1 Third-year Project in Language Sciences Full Year 40
LASC10100 Universals of Language Not delivered this year 20
LASC10073 SS1 Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language Full Year 40
LASC10099 SS1 Year Abroad Work for Degrees in Modern European Languages and Linguistics or English Language with dissertation Full Year 20

SCQF Level 11 (30 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LASC11096 SV1 Computer Programming for Speech and Language Processing Semester 1 10
LASC11117 SV1 Dialects of English in Britain and Ireland Semester 1 20
LASC11159 SV1 Discourse Analysis Semester 2 20
LASC11037 SV1 Dissertation (MSc in Speech and Language Processing) Full Year 60
LASC11074 SV1 Dissertation (MScR, English Language) Full Year 180
LASC11075 SV1 Dissertation (MScR, Linguistics) Full Year 180
LASC11135 SV1 Dissertation in Linguistics Full Year 60
LASC11082 SV1 Dissertation with Coursework(MScR, English Language) Full Year 140
LASC11081 SV1 Dissertation with Coursework(MScR, Linguistics) Full Year 140
LASC11013 SV1 First Language Acquisition Semester 1 20
LASC11163 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language Semester 1 Semester 1 10
LASC11165 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language Semester 1 Semester 1 20
LASC11164 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language Semester 2 Semester 2 10
LASC11166 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language Semester 2 Semester 2 20
LASC11160 SV1 Historical Linguistics Semester 2 20
LASC11091 SV1 Introduction to Language Research Semester 1 10
LASC11089 SV1 Introduction to Phonology Semester 1 10
LASC11085 SV1 Introduction to Syntax Semester 1 10
LASC11141 SS1 Language Variation and Change MSc Semester 2 20
LASC11144 SV1 Linguistic Research Skills Full Year 20
LASC11125 SS1 Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology Semester 1 10
LASC11137 SS1 Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology MSc (20 Credits) Semester 1 20
LASC11148 SV1 Phonological Theory Semester 1 20
LASC11097 SV1 Pragmatics (MSc) Semester 1 20
LASC11145 SV1 Research Ethics Training in Linguistics and English Language Flexible 0
LASC11113 SV1 Simulating Language Semester 2 20
LASC11158 SV1 Speech Processing Semester 1 20
LASC11062 SV1 Speech Synthesis Semester 2 10
LASC11161 SV1 Statistics and Experimental Design Semester 2 20
LASC11162 SV1 Syntax: Theory and Practice Semester 2 20
Key
Available to all students - SV
Not available to visiting students - SS
Part-year visiting students only - VV
 
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