English is spoken by over one billion people, either natively or as a second language. By immersing yourself in the study of English, you'll reach deep conclusions about the nature of the language and discover the forces that have shaped it over time. You'll learn from world-leading academics, whose expertise covers topics from forensic phonetics to sociolinguistics. You'll develop skills of analysis and critical thinking through study of one of the world's most influential languages. The course offers flexibility in module choices from the second year onwards, so you can focus on your main interests. You will be taught by world-leading academics, whose expertise covers a range of areas of linguistics, including forensic phonetics, historical linguistics, child language, and sociolinguistics. You will engage with the study of language both at the conceptual level and the detailed level of raw linguistic data. The main assessment types on the English Language and Linguistics degree are exams and coursework. Apart from their understanding of the English language and their knowledge of linguistics, our alumni have the confidence and skills that come from successfully completing a demanding course and participating fully in university life.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- Scottish Advanced Higher
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- Extended Project
- Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
- Access to HE Diploma
- Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
Grades / Points
Excluded Subjects:General Studies and Critical Thinking
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£9,250 per year
These are the tuition fees you pay if you are resident in England
About this University
The University of York is a world-class, research-intensive Russell Group university, in one of Europe's most beautiful cities. The university combines academic excellence with an inclusive culture, and students leave equipped to prosper in a global workplace.