Language & Cultural Diversity




Part Time, Full Time

| Admissions status: Open
Examines the complex relationship between language and cultural diversity, and equips students with an advanced knowledge of major approaches to linguistic aspects of culture. Training will be provided in the research skills and knowledge relevant to further study in empirical and applied linguistics.

Students in a lecture
  • Strong research environment including  a number of research workshops and seminar series.
  • A broad range of module choices with three thematic areas, and our MA programmes are both research and professionally oriented.
  • Stimulating and intellectually challenging teaching and learning environment with a variety of teaching and learning methods including lectures, seminars, and tutorials with the view of maximizing students' critical analysis skills and autonomous learning.
  • The Centre for Language Discourse & Communication forms part of the King’s Interdisciplinary Social Science Doctoral Training Centre, supported by the Economic and Social Research Council and we occupy a prominent position in national and international research networks.
  • Superb location, with access to important social, cultural, and textual resources, such as King's own Maughan Library and the British Library.
Programme leader/s
Dr Simon Coffey
Awarding institution
King's College London
Linguistic Diversity; Discourse, Text, Interaction and Identity; Teaching and Diversity
Credit value (UK/ECTS equivalent)
UK 180/ECTS 90
One year FT, two years PT, September to September.
Strand and Waterloo campuses.
Student destinations
Doctoral research, language-related professions, eg teaching, translation and interpreting, journalism, publishing and international relations.
Year of entry 2015
Offered by
Waterloo Campus