This degree offers you the opportunity to gain practical experience in both conducting and applying linguistics research. In addition to your dissertation, you will have the option to work as a Research Assistant on one of the department's ongoing research projects or to pursue an industry partnership with one of our private or public sector partners.
You will work with an academic advisor to tailor a programme of study that corresponds to your experience and research interests. We strongly encourage cross-disciplinary interaction and welcome students with diverse interests. You can aim for a cross-disciplinary programme or choose to specialise in formal linguistics or in sociolinguistics.
This programme will:
- Allow you to develop the theoretical knowledge and analytical skills relevant to careers in linguistics, including PhD study
- Give you the opportunity to do practical research based work experience in linguistics
- Provide you with a broad experience of linguistic and sociolinguistic data, using London’s cultural and linguistic environment as a resource