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MA in Phonetics and Phonology The MA in Phonetics and Phonology will: impart a general foundation and background in phonetics and phonology give you a practical training in techniques used in phonetic analysis enable you to apply your skills and knowledge to linguistic data introduce you to research questions and methodologies in phonetics and phonology enable you to perform original research in phonetics and phonology Course structure Students follow a two-term programme of lectures, seminars and tutorials. Term 1: Core Phonetics & Phonology (10 credits) Core Syntax (10 credits) Core Language Variation & Change (10 credits) Core Semantics (10 credits) Term 2: Option 1 (20 credits) Option 2 (20 credits) Term 3 + summer vacation: Specific training and dissertation (80 credits) Terms 1-3: Research training (10 credits) Seminar presentation training (10 credits) Term 2 Options In the second term you will take two 20-credit modules on phonetics and phonology. Your options may include: Articulatory and Impressionistic Phonetics The Prosody of English Non-linear Phonologies Instrumental Phonetics Firthian Prosodic Analysis Forensic Phonetics Phonetics of Talk-in-Interaction Assessment for the MA Term 1 assessment is in two parts: a dossier of exercises in the middle of the autumn term, and another one handed in at the start of the Spring term. Students submit assessment for 34 of the first term?s modules. Term 2 Options are generally assessed by two 5,000 word essays handed in at the start of the Summer term. The course culminates in a sustained period of independent research and the production of a dissertation of up to 15,000 words. Your dissertation is submitted in mid-September and counts for 75% of your overall mark. Criteria for admission Our standard expectation is that applicants will have a minimum 2.1 or equivalent in a first degree. Potential applicants with non-standard academic backgrounds should contact the Postgraduate Admissions Tutor, Dr Carmen Llamas on [email protected], before applying. Non-native English speakers must provide evidence of proficiency in the English language (minimally a score of 7.0 (in both written and oral) in IELTS, 600 in paper-based TOEFL, 250 in computer-based TOEFL, 100 in IBT or AB in Cambridge Proficiency). How to apply For information on applying, and to access application forms, please go to the following website: http:www.york.ac.ukgraduatestudyapplying

MA in Phonetics and Phonology The MA in Phonetics and Phonology will: impart a general foundation and background in phonetics and phonology give you a practical training in techniques used in phonetic analysis enable you to apply your skills and knowledge to linguistic data introduce you to research questions and methodologies in phonetics and phonology enable you to perform original research in...

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