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English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    28-SEP-22

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Study linguistics in the context of the English language and develop a deep understanding of the way humans communicate with each other.Core modules will introduce you to the history, structure and use of the English language and give you a good grounding in areas such as phonetics, syntax and conducting language research. But you’ll also choose from a wide range of optional modules covering subjects such as language acquisition, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.You’ll study language in its spoken and written forms – you’ll engage with texts, but also undertake fieldwork and data analysis, gaining a wide range of skills that stand out to employers.Leeds has some fantastic resources for the study of linguistics and phonetics. We have a recording studio and fully-equipped phonetics lab for acoustic and articulatory speech analysis, as well as a linguistics lab including eye-tracking equipment and other resources to help with experimental research.You'll have access to the resources in the M&S Company Archive, where interesting work has already been undertaken to explore language use over a century of Marks and Spencer’s heritage. You'll be encouraged to make use of these facilities for module projects or dissertations, giving you valuable experience of different types of research.

Application deadline

15 January

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    20th

  • Campus address

    University of Leeds, Woodhouse Lane, Leeds, Leeds, LS2 9JT, England

A global community, the university’s staff and students come from over 170 countries. There will be chances to meet and work with people from across the world.
The university is continually investing in its campus, from new laboratories and lecture theatres to one of the most impressive libraries in the UK.
With a history of welcoming international students for over 100 years, students can be sure of experienced help throughout their time at Leeds.

Subject rankings

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  • Entry standards

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    155 76%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    28th

    2
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.91 78%

    83rd

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    / Max 222
    141 67%

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

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    13
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.84 77%

    28th

    26

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