Why get a master’s degree in English language and linguistics?
Our M.A. in language and linguistics offers you the opportunity to explore all facets of the study of human language. You will build a background in core areas like phonetics, phonology, morphology, syntax and semantics, but also have the chance to delve deeply into such areas as sociolinguistics, neurolinguistics, language contact and bilingualism, language and gender, and history of the English language. You can also specialize in applied linguistics and learn about theory, methods, curriculum design, and assessment in TESOL (teaching English to speakers of other languages). Psycholinguistics courses are offered through the psychology department.
Why choose UNH for your English degree?
At UNH you’ll be supported by productive and internationally recognized faculty and have access to prominent professionals in the field. Our faculty specialize in syntax, morphology, sociolinguistics, TESOL and composition. The English department offers a variety of cultural activities including speakers’ series and a biannual composition conference.
Potential career areas
- Curriculum development
- Language engineer
- Teaching English as a second/foreign language
- Theatre – dialect coaching