University Subject Tables 2019
Linguistics is the study of language, and degrees in the subject will examine a wide range of factors relating to one of the brain's most complex and mysterious functions. Our rankings include British Sign Language, Phonetics & Phonology and Sociolinguistics.
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Linguistics – North East
The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.Read more
A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.
Maximum score: 5.00Read more
A measure of the quality of the research undertaken in the university.
Maximum score: 4.00Read more
A guide to the employability of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.
Maximum score: 100Read more
The total score calculated by our independent and trusted methodology.
Maximum score: 100.0Read more
Subject Table Rankings
After a minor blip in the early 2010s, Newcastle University re-established itself at the top end of the Linguistics table with aplomb. Newcastle have been in the Top Ten for seven years running now, news which is bound to delight its already very satisfied students.
At Newcastle you will have a wealth of opportunities to flex your Linguistic muscles outside of lectures, including opportunities with the successful student newspaper, an award-winning library service and a Linguistics Society that holds regular socials.
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Read University and Subject League Table Methodology to find where the data comes from, how the tables are compiled, and explanations of the measures used.
The following institutions have courses in this subject but insufficient data to be included in the ranking: Bedfordshire, Bishop Grosseteste, Canterbury Christ Church, East Anglia, Greenwich, Leeds Trinity University, London Metropolitan, Plymouth Marjon, Portsmouth, Reading, Southampton, St Mary's, Stirling, Surrey and Swansea.
The maximum scores for the measures shown are as follows:
- Entry Standards: No maximum
- Student Satisfaction: 5.00
- Research Quality: 4.00
- Graduate Prospects: 100
- Overall Score: 100.0
All measures used to compile the tables are available on the full table.