MA Linguistics / Application and selection

Year of entry: 2023

How to apply

Advice to applicants

As there is a high demand for our courses, please ensure you submit all supporting documentation with your application and ensure that you already meet the English language requirements.

Please note: We operate a wait list for this course.

How your application is considered

If you do not have a degree in Linguistics, the programme director will assess your application on a case by case basis, particularly the compulsory personal statement.

Overseas (non-UK) applicants

The University will take into account the academic standing of a candidate's University, as advised by our international office using published world and country rankings.


If you applied in the previous year and your application was not successful you may apply again. Your application will be considered against the standard course entry criteria for that year of entry.  In your new application you should demonstrate how your application has improved.  We may draw upon all information from your previous applications or any previous registrations at the University as a student when assessing your suitability for your chosen course.If you are applying for a place for the same year of entry through UCAS Extra, you should provide additional evidence of your suitability for the course. If you are applying through clearing you are required to meet the clearing requirements. In both UCAS Extra and clearing the places will be subject to availability.