Forensic Linguistics MA 12 months Postgraduate Program By Aston University |Top Universities
Subject Ranking

# 201-250QS Subject Rankings

Program Duration

12 monthsProgram duration

Tuitionfee

17,000 GBPTuition Fee/year

Main Subject Area

LinguisticsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Linguistics

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

This course consists of linguistics modules and students will learn about the legal and forensic contexts as well. Students will explore how linguists have developed understandings and critiques of the language of the law and methods of analysis to provide evidence in a variety of legal contexts. Students will take part in interactive seminars, presentations and group work as well as attending lectures and tutorials.  There are also opportunities for individual research and supervised practical work. Successful completion of the taught modules is a precondition for proceeding to a 15,000 word dissertation leading to the MA. The course is for students interested in a career in research in this important and growing area, or those whose existing careers would be advanced by specialised training. The  course is also an excellent foundation for studies at PhD level.

Program overview

Main Subject

Linguistics

Degree

MA

Study Level

Masters

This course consists of linguistics modules and students will learn about the legal and forensic contexts as well. Students will explore how linguists have developed understandings and critiques of the language of the law and methods of analysis to provide evidence in a variety of legal contexts. Students will take part in interactive seminars, presentations and group work as well as attending lectures and tutorials.  There are also opportunities for individual research and supervised practical work. Successful completion of the taught modules is a precondition for proceeding to a 15,000 word dissertation leading to the MA. The course is for students interested in a career in research in this important and growing area, or those whose existing careers would be advanced by specialised training. The  course is also an excellent foundation for studies at PhD level.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

93+
6.5+
3.3+
63+
12 Months
Jan-2000

Tuition fee and scholarships

Domestic Students

9,350 GBP
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International Students

17,000 GBP
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