Ulster University - Belfast


Both the academic and the geographical context make this course unique. The course is distinctive in its breadth, offering modules in core theoretical generative linguistics, conversation and discourse analysis, with special focus on the study of English.

You will develop many transferable skills including the ability to construct and manage an argument; working as a team to achieve common goals; the ability to recognise and solve problems; using initiative and working independently; self-management with the ability to carry out personal reflection; time management and organisation skills.

The course team has strong links with speech and language therapy and several members are involved in research with clinical applications regarding language and communication disorders and multilingualism.

The course develops knowledge in the study of language and can lead to doctoral study in linguistics and careers in publishing and teaching. Many graduates have chosen this course as a stepping stone towards a career in speech and language therapy.

For further course details please see "Course Web Page" below.

Entry requirements

To apply to our postgraduate taught programmes, you must meet the University's General Entrance Requirements and any course-specific requirements.

These vary depending on the course and are detailed online.

If English language is not your first language this course requires a minimum English level of IELTS 6.0, or equivalent. Visit for more details on English language requirements.

For full entry requirements please see "Course Web Page" below.

Application dates

Your Application
You can apply directly to Ulster any time of year. We advise that you submit your application two weeks prior to your course start date to ensure sufficient time to review your application and, should you be made an offer, complete all necessary enrolment admin.

To start an application, you must create an Ulster University account. Do not worry. You don't need to complete your application in one go. We understand that this is a big decision. Our admissions team are on hand to help you with both the form and any documentation that you may need as part of your application.

Application is through the University's online application system (see "Application Weblink" below).

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  • Qualifications

    Postgraduate Diploma at UK Level 7,Degree - Masters at UK Level 7

  • Attendance type

    Full time,Part time,Daytime

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