Languages and Cultures (research route) MA
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Full entry requirements
Academic entry qualification overview:
The normal requirement for admission to the MA is an Upper Second class Honours degree, or higher, or its overseas equivalent, in a relevant subject, usually the language(s) to be studied.
Students whose first language is not English must submit either:
- an IELTS score of 7.0 or higher overall, with a score of 7.0 in the writing component
- a TOEFL score of 600 (paper-based test), 250 (computer-based test) or 100 (internet-based test) or higher overall, with a score of 5.5 in the TWE component (or 25 in the writing component for internet-based test)
- a Pearson Test of English (PTE) score of 70 or higher overall, with a score of 70 in the writing component.
NB: All students must provide evidence of having achieved a minimum of an overall IELTS score of 6.0; an overall TOEFL score of 550 (paper-based test), 213 (computer-based test) or 80 (internet-based test); or an overall PTE score of 55.
Applications will not be considered complete without a copy of one of the above.
Other international entry requirements: We accept a range of qualifications from different countries. For these and general requirements including English language see entry requirements from your country.
Other entry requirements: Applicants must submit a short statement (maximum one side A4) indicating their intended area of academic specialisation for the MA, including a potential research area for their dissertation and evidence of preparatory study at undergraduate level.