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Language Sciences

SCQF Level 08 (7 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
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
LASC08022 SV1 Linguistics and English Language 1A Semester 1 20
LASC08023 SV1 Linguistics and English Language 1B Semester 2 20

SCQF Level 10 (54 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LASC10107 SV1 Cognitive Linguistics Semester 2 20
LASC10079 SV1 Computer Programming for Speech and Language Processing Semester 1 20
LASC10089 Current Issues in Phonology Not delivered this year 20
LASC10121 Data Analysis for Linguistics and English Language Not delivered this year 20
LASC10085 SV1 Dialects of English in Britain and Ireland Semester 2 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
LASC10017 English Historical Syntax Not delivered this year 20
LASC10029 SV1 First Language Acquisition (Honours) Semester 1 20
LASC10056 SV1 Global Englishes Semester 1 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
LASC10116 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language C Semester 1 20
LASC10117 SV1 Guided Research in Linguistics and English Language D 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 SV1 History of Scots Semester 2 20
LASC10105 Language Contact and the History of English Not delivered this year 20
LASC10102 Language Variation and Change Not delivered this year 20
LASC10011 Lexical Semantics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10050 SV1 Linguistic Fieldwork and Language Description Semester 1 20
LASC10109 SV1 Methods in Theoretical Linguistics Semester 2 20
LASC10009 SV1 Middle English Semester 2 20
LASC10086 SV1 Morphology Semester 2 20
LASC10115 SV1 Online Experiments for Language Scientists Semester 1 20
LASC10031 SV1 Origins and Evolution of Language (Hons) Semester 1 20
LASC10090 SV1 Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology Semester 1 20
LASC10088 Phonological Theory Not delivered this year 20
LASC10083 SV1 Phonological Theory and English Phonology Semester 1 20
LASC10067 SV1 Pragmatics Semester 1 20
LASC10125 SV1 Quantitative Methods in Linguistics and English Language (Hons) Semester 1 20
LASC10049 SV1 Reading Old English Semester 1 20
LASC10103 SS1 Research Ethics Training in Linguistics & English Language Flexible 0
LASC10072 SV1 Scots and Scottish English Semester 1 20
LASC10030 SV1 Second Language Acquisition (Honours) Semester 2 20
LASC10110 SV1 Semantic Theory Semester 1 20
LASC10124 SV1 Semiotics Semester 2 20
LASC10093 Sign Language Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC10018 SV1 Simulating Language Semester 2 20
LASC10002 SV1 Sociolinguistics Semester 1 20
LASC10061 SV1 Speech Processing (Hons) Semester 1 20
LASC10104 SV1 Speech Production and Perception Semester 2 20
LASC10062 SV1 Speech Synthesis Semester 2 20
LASC10123 SV1 Structure of a Language A Semester 1 20
LASC10122 SV1 Structure of a Language B Semester 1 20
LASC10065 Syntactic Theory and English Syntax Not delivered this year 20
LASC10084 SV1 Syntax: Theory and Practice Semester 2 20
LASC10059 SS1 Third-year Project in Language Sciences Full Year 40
LASC10100 SV1 Universals of Language Semester 2 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 (72 courses)

Code Availability Course Name Period Credits
LASC11101 SV1 Applied Linguistics & Language Teaching Semester 2 20
LASC11176 SV1 Bilingual Interaction Semester 2 20
LASC11155 SV1 Cognitive Linguistics Semester 2 20
LASC11096 SV1 Computer Programming for Speech and Language Processing Semester 1 10
LASC11123 Current Issues in Phonology Not delivered this year 20
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) Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11074 SV1 Dissertation (MScR, English Language) Full Year 180
LASC11075 SV1 Dissertation (MScR, Linguistics) Full Year 180
LASC11135 SV1 Dissertation in Linguistics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11136 SV1 Dissertation in Phonetics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11175 SS1 Dissertation support for Linguistics and English Language Full Year 0
LASC11082 SV1 Dissertation with Coursework(MScR, English Language) Full Year 140
LASC11081 SV1 Dissertation with Coursework(MScR, Linguistics) Full Year 140
LASC11036 SV1 Dissertation: MSc in Applied Linguistics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11035 SV1 Dissertation: MSc in Developmental Linguistics Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11033 SV1 Dissertation: MSc in Evolution of Language and Cognition Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11013 SV1 First Language Acquisition Semester 1 20
LASC11079 Global Englishes (MSc) Not delivered this year 20
LASC11186 SV1 Global Englishes MSc (10 credits) Semester 2 10
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
LASC11053 Historical Phonology Not delivered this year 20
LASC11129 History of Linguistics Not delivered this year 20
LASC11181 SV1 History of Scots MSc Semester 2 20
LASC11093 SV1 Introduction to Discourse Analysis Semester 1 10
LASC11091 Introduction to Language Research Not delivered this year 10
LASC11178 SV1 Introduction to Multimodality Semester 1 10
LASC11089 SV1 Introduction to Phonology Semester 1 10
LASC11031 SV1 Introduction to Phonology and Phonetics Semester 1 10
LASC11143 SV1 Introduction to Semantics and Pragmatics Semester 1 10
LASC11085 SV1 Introduction to Syntax Semester 1 10
LASC11028 SV1 Issues in Applied Linguistics Semester 1 10
LASC11141 Language Variation and Change MSc Not delivered this year 20
LASC11061 SV1 Linguistic Fieldwork and Language Description Semester 1 20
LASC11144 Linguistic Research Skills Not delivered this year 20
LASC11184 SV1 Methods in Theoretical Linguistics MSc Semester 2 20
LASC11063 SV1 Middle English Semester 2 20
LASC11173 SV1 Morphology Semester 2 20
LASC11167 SV1 Online Experiments for Language Scientists Semester 1 10
LASC11112 SV1 Origins and Evolution of Language Semester 1 20
LASC11125 SV1 Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology Semester 1 10
LASC11137 SV1 Phonetics and Laboratory Phonology MSc (20 Credits) Semester 1 20
LASC11148 Phonological Theory Not delivered this year 20
LASC11147 SS1 Phonological Theory and English Phonology Semester 1 20
LASC11032 SV1 Postgraduate Dissertation in English Language Block 5 (Sem 2) and beyond 60
LASC11169 SV1 Pragmatics (10 Credits) Semester 1 10
LASC11097 SV1 Pragmatics (MSc) Semester 1 20
LASC11177 Quantitative Methods for Linguistics and English Language Not delivered this year 10
LASC11182 Quantitative Methods in Linguistics MSc Not delivered this year 10
LASC11187 SV1 Quantitative Methods in Linguistics and English Language (MSc) Semester 1 10
LASC11058 SV1 Reading Old English Semester 1 20
LASC11145 SV1 Research Ethics Training in Linguistics and English Language Flexible 0
LASC11127 SV1 Research Methods in Developmental Linguistics Semester 2 10
LASC11106 SV1 Scots and Scottish English (MSc) Semester 1 20
LASC11014 SV1 Second Language Acquisition Semester 2 20
LASC11179 SV1 Semantic Theory Semester 1 10
LASC11183 SV1 Semiotics MSc Semester 2 20
LASC11113 SV1 Simulating Language Semester 2 20
LASC11152 Sociolinguistic Research Design Not delivered this year 10
LASC11180 SV1 Sociolinguistics Semester 1 10
LASC11158 SV1 Speech Processing Semester 1 20
LASC11142 SV1 Speech Production and Perception MSc (10 Credits) Semester 2 10
LASC11138 SV1 Speech Production and Perception MSc (20 Credits) Semester 2 20
LASC11062 SV1 Speech Synthesis Semester 2 10
LASC11185 SV1 Structure of a Language MSc Semester 1 20
LASC11162 SV1 Syntax: Theory and Practice Semester 2 20
LASC11139 SS1 Universals of Language MSc 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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