Undergraduate Study

We offer a wide range of  degrees right across the fields of English Language and Linguistics.

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Masters Study

We have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance.

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Postgraduate lecturing

We offer PhDs in Linguistics (by Research Only) and Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework.

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A young research subject

For the last forty years, we have been known for cutting-edge empirically-based theoretical and applied research in a wide range of research areas. We constantly strive to make links with potential users of our work.

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Latest News

Work on language and cancer in the New Scientist

Work on language and cancer by Elena Semino and colleagues in the New Scientist article 'A new London musical will change the way we think about cancer'.

Linguistics at the Science Museum

On Wednesday 28th September, we contributed to a public event at the Science Museum in London to share aspects of our Leverhulme funded project: 'People', 'Products', 'Pests' and 'Pets': The Discursive Representation of Animals.

Two ESRC post-doctoral research fellowship successes for LAEL

We are delighted to announce that two former Linguistics PhD students have been awarded highly-competitive post-doctoral research fellowships in the ESRC NWDTC Global Challenges Research Fund scheme.

Study-abroad information session

If you are interested in studying abroad in the academic year 2017-2018, please attend our study-abroad information session. This takes place on October 26, 10:00 to 12:00, County South C89.

Linguistics Day at Dallam School

On Monday 3 October 2016, three members of our department went to Dallam School for a Linguistics Day.