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English Language and Linguistics (Study Abroad) BA (Hons)

Lancaster University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QQC5

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    7th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    8th

    1 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    159

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    81

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    OCT-20

Course Summary

How does language work? How does English function in different contexts? What makes human language such a unique way of communicating? Linguistics and English language offer a fresh insight into the human mind and into society, combining arts and sciences into one captivating subject. We have a cutting-edge approach to linguistics and English language, studying theory, real-world implications and applications. We currently stand as one of the countrys largest and most highly ranked Linguistics and English Language departments, meaning that we have a wide range of optional modules available to you throughout your degree programme. Each and every area of language is covered by one of our world-leading academics, and our students benefit from their expertise in lectures, seminars, tutorials, and supervisions. They will teach you from day one in small classes designed to challenge you as a linguist. You will also be encouraged to use our excellent research facilities, including a Phonetics Lab and a Psycholinguistics Lab, throughout your degree. Youll begin your degree with modules including Linguistics and English Language. Your second year will be spent at one of our partner universities around the world including the U.S.A., Europe, Canada, and Australia. Here youll move onto core subjects such as phonetics and grammar, but you will also be able to benefit from the courses offered by our partner universities, some of which we may not offer here at Lancaster. Our academics here at Lancaster will ensure that the programme you select whilst studying abroad is appropriate. We are careful to make sure that you will benefit from the study abroad experience, ensuring that there is a smooth transition into third-year when you return from abroad. In the third year, youll pick two modules from Corpus Approaches to English Language, Advanced English Phonetics, Cognitive Linguistics and Topics in Phonetic and Phonological Theory. Optional modules include Forensic Linguistics and Language Change in English and Beyond. Youll complete your degree with a dissertation in which you carry out in-depth research into a topic that interests you. Your degree opens doors to jobs in speech therapy and language technology. You will develop analytical and investigative skills, highly prized by employers such as law firms, management consultancies and the media. Linguistic awareness is a real boost when working for international and multicultural companies and organisations.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

AAB

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

7th

About this University

Lancaster University has consistently shown commitment to inspiring teaching and research. Ranking in the top ten UK universities overall in the Complete University Guide 2020, it is also in the top ten for graduate prospects. Being recognised for gold standard teaching (TEF 2017) Lancaster proves itself to be among the best in the country by any objective measure.

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Bailrigg

Lancaster

LA1 4YW

UNITED KINGDOM