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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    19-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

Are you interested in the structure, history and evolution of the human language?Our BA in Linguistics will give you a strong understanding of the essential building blocks of the human language: structure (syntax), sound (phonetics and phonology) and meaning (semantics), along with a grounding in sociolinguistics (for example, differences between region, class, gender) and the variations of language.You’re free to choose from a variety of modules in your second year, such as psycholinguistics, language acquisition and the acoustic analysis of speech. You’ll develop the practical skill of transcribing languages using the International Phonetic Alphabet, and master qualitative and quantitative social sciences research methods to prepare you for your final year dissertation.You’ll undertake original data analysis for your dissertation, focusing on an area of linguistics that interests you most: you could examine bilingual brain behaviour, investigate communication disorders and speech therapy, or work with a native speaker of an endangered language.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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20,000per year

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University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    41st

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary is truly inclusive, with 170 nationalities represented on its campuses.
Queen Mary students can enjoy the security and friendliness of campus life while living in one of the world’s most exciting cities.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with its academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    11th out of 33 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    125 60%

    16th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70.0 70%

    4th

    6
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.06 81%

    15th

    8

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