Research Students


The Department of Linguistics and English Language in Lancaster is the largest in the UK. We have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance. Students benefit from working with staff with international research reputations.

Masters Programmes

Our portfolio of Masters Programmes covers campus-based and distance-learning programmes.

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Why Study at Lancaster

Our Department is the largest of its kind in England, with more than 30 full-time lecturing staff, many Research Associates, and a strong community of around 170 PhD students.

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How to Apply

Join one of the UK's largest Linguistics departments and learn the usage, the meaning, and the phenomenon of language.

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Fees and Accommodation

Find out where you can live and what financial support options are available for your postgraduate studies.

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Funding Opportunities

We have a number of awards open to applicants for any of our MA programmes.

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