MPhil in Linguistics
Introductory courses available in the first term
Courses are offered by the following departments: Linguistics (Li), French (F), Italian (I), German & Dutch (G&D), Slavonic (Sl), Spanish and Portuguese (SP), Anglo-Saxon, Norse & Celtic (ASNC).
Further courses or directed reading may be available according to demand
Group A. Established taught courses (lectures and seminars):
Click on the links for information on the courses. Ignore information about examinations which applies to undergraduates only.
- Phonetics (Li)
- Syntax (Li)
- Semantics & Pragmatics (Li)
- Morphology (Li)
- History of English (Li)
- History and Varieties of English (Li)
- History of Ideas on Language (Li)*
- History of the French Language (Li)
- Language Typology (Li)*
- Psychology of Language Processing and Learning (Li)
- Computational Linguistics (Li)
- First and Second Language Acquisition (Li)
- The French Language: Variation & Change (F)
- The Language of Italy (I)
- The Hispanic Languages (SP)
- Celtic Philology (ASNC)
- Germanic Philology (ASNC)
- The History of the German Language (G&D)
- The Slavonic Languages (Sl)
- The History of the Russian Language (Sl)
- The Romance Languages (F, I, SP)
Group B: Courses normally available on request as directed reading:
Students are allowed to choose at most two courses from Group B.
- Philosophy of Language (Li)
- History of Linguistic Thought in the German Speaking World (G&D)*
- Language Death (F)***
- Slavonic Syntax (Sl, Li)
- History of the Modern Greek Language (MG)
- French Dialectology (F)***
- French Phonetics and Phonology (F)*
- Italian Phonetics and Phonology (I)
- Dialect Syntax (I)
- Historical Topics in Italo-Romance (I)
- Romance Syntax (F,I,Sp)
- Italian Dialectology (I)**
- Italian Syntax Seminar (I)**
- Hispanic Historical Syntax (SP)1
- Syntax of Hispanic Languages (SP)1
¹ Only one of the Hispanic courses will normally be available in any one academic year.
*Not available in 2016-17.
**Only ONE will normally be available in a given academic year.
*** Only ONE will normally be available in a given academic year.
See also information on the available pathways.