The MA in Psycholinguistics will provide you with a general background in psycholinguistics while giving you a practical training in the techniques and methodologies associated with the field of study. You will have the opportunity to develop your interest in areas such as bilingualism, syntactic processing in special populations and early phonetic and phonological development.
The MA in Psycholinguistics will:
In the Spring Term you will take two 20-credit modules from a range of options. Options may include:
Note that module offerings may vary from year to year. Not every module is offered every year.
Most Autumn Term modules are assessed by written assignments submitted at the start of the Spring Term. The Quantitative Methods module is assessed by examination at the start of the Spring Term.
Each of the option modules is generally assessed by a 5,000 word essay handed in at the start of the Summer Term.
The Key ideas in linguistics module is assessed by assignments due at the end of the Spring Term, and a report due in the middle of the Summer Term.
The course culminates in a sustained period of independent research and the production of a dissertation of between 8,000 and 10,000 words.
You should normally hold or expect to receive at least a 2:1 or equivalent in your first degree.
If your first language is not English and your first degree was not taken in an English speaking country, you will need to show evidence that you meet our English Language requirements. We accept an IELTS score of 7, including 7 in both the written and oral assessment components. Full details of other accepted qualifications are given here.
You can apply for this course using our online application system. If you've not already done so, please read the application guidance first so that you understand the various steps in the application process.