Language(s) of instruction: English

Length of study: 2 years

Course Location:Université Paris Cité

Degree awarded: Master’s degree in English Studies: Linguistics

Entry Requirements: Bachelor’s Degree in a relevant field of study. This is a selective program. Applications include transcripts, a CV, a cover letter and the outline of a research project, as well as a letter of support from one of the faculty members from the English department (who agrees to supervise the research project and has validated it).

Language pre-requisites: Near native fluency in English (C1/C2 level)

Course overview

The major in English Linguistics offers the most comprehensive program in France for the study of English Language and Linguistics. Students are taught by experts in the fields of semantics, syntax, pragmatics, phonetics and phonology from a wide range of perspectives, including a comparative one. The program aims to equip successful applicants with the scholarly and methodological skills needed to engage in linguistics research. Our students are given opportunities to discuss their work. They are encouraged to join our vibrant research community and to attend international conferences in Paris and abroad.

Skills and competencies developed
  • Oral and written fluency, good command of specialized vocabulary and advanced knowledge of the linguistics field.
  • Capacity to develop and conduct a professional project or an academic research project in two languages.
  • Methodological tools in the field of linguistics: capacity to pursue a teaching and research career in English-speaking environments.

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Administrative Coordinator
Ms. Murielle Guillemont
Pedagogical Coordinator
Prof. Agnès CELLE