Postgraduate study in English Language and Linguistics

We are one of the leading centres for the postgraduate study of English Language in the United Kingdom.

Postgraduate students in a library

We offer expert teaching and research supervision to postgraduates across a wide range of English Language disciplines, both on campus and by distance learning.

Taught degrees

We offer a range of taught masters degrees. These combine core modules and optional modules, which ensures that you develop a solid foundation in the subject area while having the flexibility to persue your specific interests.

Research degrees

We offer promising candidates the opportunity to carry out research in one of the most dynamic institutions in Britain.

Doctoral Training Partnership studentships available

The University of Birmingham is part of the Midlands4Cities DTP and the Midlands Graduate School ESRC DTP, both of which are offering postgraduate research studentships to campus-based UK/EU applicants across each DTP's partner institutions. AHRC awards are available across arts, law and humanities disciplines, and ESRC awards are available for a range of social science disciplines including Applied Linguistics, Area Studies (African Studies), Economic and Social History, and Socio-Legal Studies.

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