University of Glasgow
Portuguese/English Language & Linguistics MA (Hons)
University of Glasgow

Key Course Facts

Salary

Salary of Graduates in Iberian Studies

Important: Salary data below is not course specific, but contains data of all students of English Language at the university. Due to data collection methodology, salary data is mainly based on data related to undergraduate students.

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £25000 £22500 £27500
25-75 percentile range £20000 - £27500 £17000 - £25000 £22500 - £31000


Salary of all UK Graduates of Iberian Studies

  15 months after graduation 3 years after graduation 5 years after graduation
Median salary £24478 £23268 £27653
25-75 percentile range £21449 - £27809 £18248 - £29325 £20946 - £35531

Course Description

Portuguese embraces the study of the languages, literatures and cultures of Brazil, Portugal and the wider Portuguese-speaking world. Portuguese at Glasgow offers a varied programme, in which you will work in small groups with native speakers from Portugal and Brazil. The programme has long-established links with the Instituto Camões. You will have full access to our Language Resources Centre, which offers excellent audiovisual, digital and printed materials. English Language and Linguistics combines the study of the structure and meaning of the English language, past and present, to see what all this tells us about our culture, our society and ourselves. Over 50 years, we created the world-leading Historical Thesaurus of English, a unique resource charting the semantic development of the huge and varied vocabulary of English. You will also have access to dedicated laboratories for analysing spoken and written language.

Jobs & Career Perspectives

15 months after graduation, graduates of this course were asked about what they do and, if they are working, about their current job and their perspectives.

Current jobs

Required skill level of job after 15 months

Jobs of graduates of this course (15 months after graduation)

Example below based on all graduates of Portuguese/English Language & Linguistics MA (Hons) at University of Glasgow

20% Science, engineering and technology associate professionals
20% Artistic, literary and media occupations
15% Engineering professionals
10% Teaching Professionals
10% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Business and public service associate professionals
5% Administrative occupations
5% Sales occupations

Grading & Study Time

Entry Requirements / Admissions

UCAS Tariff of Accepted Students for English Language


Get advice on which foundation courses are best for you to still study Portuguese/English Language & Linguistics, MA (Hons), if you do not meet the minimum requirements in terms of UCAS score, A levels, or English language requirements.

Costs

Average student cost of living in the UK

Rent £518
Water, gas electricity, internet (at home) £50
Supermarket shopping £81
Clothing £35
Eating out £33
Alcohol £27
Takeaways / food deliveries £30
Going out / entertainment (excl.alcohol, food) £24
Holidays and weekend trips £78
Transport within city £17
Self-care / sports £20
Stationary / books £13
Mobile phone / internet £13
Cable TV / streaming £7
Insurance £51
Other £95
  
Average student cost of living £1092

London costs approx 34% more than average, mainly due to rent being 67% higher than average of other cities. For students staying in student halls, costs of water, gas, electricity, wifi are generally included in the rental. Students in smaller cities where accommodation is in walking/biking distance transport costs tend to be significantly smaller.

How to apply

Application deadline:

January 1, 2025

This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.

Possible Entry Points:

  • year 1 (Default entry point)

University Rankings

Positions of University of Glasgow in top UK and global rankings.

Rankings of University of Glasgow in related subject specific rankings.

Languages & Literature

    • #4 
    • #21 
    English
    CUG The Complete University Guide - By Subject
    [Published 08 June, 2023]

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About University of Glasgow

The ancient University of Glasgow owns and manages three distinct campus locations: Gilmorehill, Garscube, and Dumfries campus. The primary building for the majority of students is Gilmorehill, where learners have the opportunity to earn a degree from the university’s diverse Liberal Arts subjects, as well as participate in well funded research projects. The city of Glasgow has a well deserved reputation for having some of the friendliest locals in the UK, as well as being one of the cultural centres of Scotland.

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Gilmorehill (Main) Campus
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