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Linguistics and Phonetics 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

    22-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Linguistics and Phonetics explores language structure, cultural use and the representation of language in the mind, as well as explaining mechanisms of language production and transmission of sounds.Language plays a pivotal role in all human affairs and this degree will introduce you to the fundamentals of language, including theories of grammar and the production of speech sounds.On this linguistics and phonetics course, you can choose from a range of optional modules to pursue the areas that interest you, such as psycholinguistics, language acquisition, sociolinguistics, language contact and change, pragmatics, and discourse analysis.Combining theoretical study with both quantitative and qualitative research, this course equips you with a wide range of skills as well as a deep and broad understanding of a crucial facet of human behaviour.Leeds has some fantastic resources for studying a linguistics and phonetics degree:- a recording studio and fully-equipped phonetics lab for acoustic and articulatory speech analysis,- a linguistics lab including eye-tracking equipment,- a range of other resources to help with experimental research.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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20,250per year

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University information

University of Leeds

  • University League Table

    16th

  • 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

  • Subject ranking

    16th out of 29 2

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    154 75%

    9th

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    65 65%

    17th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.24 85%

    2nd

    3

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