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Language and Linguistics MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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( 4.1) 1079 reviews


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Course info

UCAS CODE Q190
Language and Linguistics at Aberdeen is the fascinating exploration of human language and how speech evolved, creating a bridge between sound and meaning. You will study the ways in which we acquire languages as children and adults, how languages vary and change over time and gain the knowledge and skills to open up a wide variety of careers.Language is the very essence of what makes us human, setting us apart from all other species. Linguistics helps us analyse, discuss and model this ... READ MORE

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WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
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29th / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
29th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2020
3rd

Start date and duration

Start date
06-SEP-21
Full Time
4 Years

Linguistics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
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Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 90 = 10% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
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Linguistics graduate salary at this uni
£18,000
UK Linguistics graduate salary
£19,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, July 2020

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A level
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Latest Linguistics reviews

Linguistics
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24 Nov 16

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How Linguistics students rated:

Student rating ( 4.4) 5 reviews

5 star 40%
4 star 60%
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How all students rated:

Student rating ( 4.1) 1,079 reviews

5 star 28%
4 star 56%
3 star 13%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Aberdeen
CompUniGuide ranking
29th
Student rating
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( 4.1)
The beautiful University of Aberdeen dates to 1495 when it was founded by William Elphinstone with the founding principle of ‘Open to all and dedicated to the pursuit of truth in the service of others.’ It is the 5th oldest university in the UK and many of its original subjects are still taught to this day. There are 12 schools: Business School Divinity, History and Philosophy Education Language, Literature, Music and Visual Culture Law Social Science Biological Sciences Medicine, Medical Sciences and Nutrition Psychology Engineering Geosciences Natural and Computing Sciences Postgraduate Research School Research Institutes There are two campuses at Kings College (1495) and Foresterhill, both linked by bus.

Where you'll study

University of Aberdeen

University Office Regent Walk King's College Aberdeen
Aberdeen, City Of
AB24 3FX United Kingdom Nearest train station: Aberdeen  0.9 miles away

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