Corpus linguistics at Lancaster: A new MA programme taster session

Saturday 31 October 2020, 2:00pm to 3:30pm


Online, Lancaster, United Kingdom

Open to

All Lancaster University (non-partner) students, Alumni, Applicants, External Organisations, Postgraduates, Prospective Postgraduate Students, Prospective Undergraduate Students, Public, Staff, Undergraduates


Free to attend - registration required

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Event Details

This webinar will introduce a new Master’s Programme (MA) in Corpus linguistics and a new PG Certificate (PGCert) in Corpus linguistics offered by Lancaster University.

The webinar will start with a short introduction to corpus linguistics (lecture) and a brief hands-on session demonstrating newest software tools in the field. We will also discuss the structure of the programme, entry requirements and the student experience.

Lancaster University is the world leader in corpus linguistics. Linguistics Department at Lancaster University is placed 2nd in the UK in The Times Good University Guide 2020 and 12th in the QS World Rankings 2020.

Lancaster University offers online courses in Corpus Linguistics for credit as part of two new programmes:

Are you considering applying to study Corpus linguistics at Lancaster?

Would you like to know more about the programmes we offer?

Would you like to learn about corpus linguistics?

Join us for a free taster session.


Dr. Vaclav Brezina

Lancaster University

Works as a senior lecturer at Lancaster University, compiles and analyses corpora, develops corpus tools and specialises in statistics.

Prof. Elena Semino

Lancaster University

Is the Director of the ESRC Centre for Corpus Approaches to Social Science, Lancaster University.

Prof. Tony McEnery

Lancaster University

Has been working for over 20 years to help pioneer new ways to use computers to analyse very large collections of language data.

Contact Details

Name Dr. Vaclav Brezina