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
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
How technology could help predict terrorist attacks
Is it possible to turn technology around and use it to not only catch terrorists but predict and potentially stop terror attacks before they happen?Learn More
Congratulations LAEL Finalists!
Congratulations to all our final year LAEL undergraduate students who received their results today!
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
LAEL students visiting Boston and New York
Willem Hollmann led a group of LAEL students to and around Boston and New York, travelling along with around 70 students from other departments from FASS and other faculties.Learn More
LAEL research on BBC Discovery programme
Listen to Panos and Patrick talk about bilingualism and the brain in a first of a two-part documentary on the benefits of bilingualism.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
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.
Congratulations to the great achievement of Niki Canham, who won a commendation award of the British Council Masters Dissertation Award with Best Potential for Impact on English Language Teaching (ELT).