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Linguistics as an academic discipline has been around for many years. Humans have long had a fascination with our languages, including how they came to be and how they continue to evolve with each new generation. As a student of linguistics you will have the opportunity to cover topics ranging from the history of linguistics to the linguistic theories of contemporary society.
During a masters in Linguistics, you will be able to build on the knowledge you gained at undergraduate level. Topics you cover could include:
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International students finding it difficult to meet conditions of eligibility criteria can choose to enrol in pre-masters courses before applying for a masters degree programme.
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