Linguistics at Lancaster among the world's elite
We are ranked 15th in the world for Linguistics in the International QS rankings 2016. We have now been ranked in the top 15 in the world for four consecutive years, reflecting our world-class standing.Learn More
Early picture postcards were the Edwardian equivalent of Instagram
Forget about Snapchat, WhatsApp and Facebook, for the Edwardians it was all about the picture postcard.Learn More
Was it all Greek to the Elizabethans?
What would the Elizabethans actually have made of Shakespeare’s language? The creation of an Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language, a major research project at Lancaster University, will determine just that.Learn More
LAEL undergrad Amy Freer wins two awards
Congratulations to English Language and Linguistics graduate Amy Freer, this years winner of the Anna Siewierska prize and the Chancellor's Medal.Learn More
Royal approval for linguistics centre
Lancaster University’s world-renowned language pioneers, spanning four generations of researchers, received The Queen’s Anniversary Prize for Higher and Further Education (February 25).Learn More
Postgraduate Loan Scheme
In November 2015 the UK Government confirmed that a new postgraduate loan scheme will be introduced for students commencing master’s courses in the 2016/17 academic year.Learn More
We offer a wide range of degrees right across the fields of English Language and Linguistics.Learn More
We have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance.Learn More
We offer PhDs in Linguistics (by Research Only) and Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework.Learn More
Panos was interviewed as part of a feature on 'Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain'. The interview has also appeared in the BBC Focus Magazine, The Observer and Medical Xpress.
Chris Hart quoted in Guardian article on violent political language: 'How did the language of politics get so toxic?'
With deep regret we announce the sudden death of Alan Waters, who died unexpectedly on Friday, 22nd July.
An article on Edwardian Postcards by Julia Gillen was in The Independent on Friday "How early picture postcards were the Edwardian equivalent of Instagram"
Congratulations to Amy Freer, this years winner of the Anna Siewierska prize and Chancellor's Medal. Amy graduates with a 1st class B.A. Hons English Language and Linguistics.