MA Public Opinion and Political Behaviour
BA English Language and Literature options

Final Year, Component 01

LG831-6-FY or LG832-6-FY
Project: Linguistics

What fascinates you about linguistics? Work independently on an extended project of your choosing within linguistics, with supervision from our expert staff. Build your subject knowledge, as well as your research skills and project management abilities.

Group Project: Linguistics

The group project is a research project that acts as a capstone to studies in English language and linguistics at undergraduate level. You will work in a small group (approx. 5 students) with a supervisor. You will be provided with a list of topic options from which you can choose; it will also be possible for you to propose your own topic and present this to a supervisor with relevant expertise. A topic proposal developed by you will need to be sufficiently focused for it to be agreed on between you and supervisor in a single meeting. You are tasked with putting together a multi-media creative assignment that tackles a topic within the area of language linguistics. This could include but is not limited to producing a podcast, blog, short video, animated comic, or pedagogical materials. You will then present your product (10 minutes) at the end of the module. You work together with other students but everyone will receive an individual mark.

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