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Year 1 Academic year: 2023/24, Starting in: September

Please note that students with ESRC funding will be required to take the following ESRC accredited research training courses:

Qualitative Methodologies in Psychological Research (20 credits)
Multivariate Statistics and Methodology Using R (20 credits)
Univariate Statistics and Methodology Using R (20 credits)
Linguistics Research Skills (20 credits)

Additionally, students on this pathway are asked to audit SPS Research Design (20 credits) to supplement the Linguistic Research Skills course and ensure that they mix with students in the UoE ESRC Core Cohort, thus standardising their experience.

NOTE: This programme is available to study part-time (PT). PT students must complete the same requirements as full-time over two academic years. The dissertation must be completed during Year 2, after progression to the dissertation stage has been confirmed by the Board of Examiners. All course choices are subject to the approval of the supervisor. Students are advised that course availability may vary across years subject to staffing arrangements.

Compulsory courses

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MSc Linguistics Phonology

Select exactly 10 credits of the following courses
Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology is only suitable for students with previous experience of phonology and acoustic phonetics. If you wish to be considered for a place on this course, you will have to pass a placement test that will evaluate your current level of knowledge in these areas.

MSc Ling Syntax Semantics

Select between 10 and 20 credits of the following courses
If you have not previously taken a course on Syntax, Introduction to Syntax is compulsory. Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics is strongly recommended for those with no / little previous experience of this area. You should discuss this with the Programme Director in your semester 1 meeting.

Level 11 courses in the School of Philosophy, Psychology and Language Sciences

Note: Please select remaining credits from Level 11 courses in PPLS. Courses for Speech and Language Processing (i.e., Computer Programming for Speech and Language Processing, Speech Processing and Speech Synthesis) are not available to students on the MSc Linguistics programme. In special cases, access to these courses may be granted to students who have a strong record of prior learning in this area. This is not guaranteed and will only be possible with approval from the Programme Director.

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