Language & Linguistics and Sociology MA (Hons)

University of Aberdeen

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Course info

UCAS CODE QL13
Language and Linguistics looks at human language evolution and Sociology looks at how societies have developed, both look at challenges now and in the future. Language & Linguistics will introduce you to, among other things, how human language and speech may have evolved, the complex functions and structures of language in its role as a bridge between sound and meaning, the ways in which we acquire languages as children and adults, the ways in which languages vary and the mechanisms by ... READ MORE

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Uni rankings

Sociology
WUSCA student ranking
WUSCA student ranking
These are the 2020 rankings, based on ratings given by past and current students.
73rd / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
26th
CompUniGuide subject ranking
Complete University Guide Subject Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
20th

Start date and duration

Start date
05-SEP-22
Full Time
4 Years

Linguistics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

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

Sociology

Average salary
Average salary
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Sociology graduate salary at this uni
£20,000
UK Sociology graduate salary
£18,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, June 2021

Entry requirements
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Previous study
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Source: HESA, 2018

Sociology

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
English Literature
50%
History
43%
Psychology
21%
Mathematics
18%
Religious Studies & Theology
16%

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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) 995 reviews

5 star 29%
4 star 56%
3 star 12%
2 star 2%
1 star 1%
University of Aberdeen
CompUniGuide ranking
26th
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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