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

Amy Freer receives Anna Siewierska prize and Chancellor's Medal

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.

Special commendation for MA TESOL distance student

MA TESOL distance student Niki Canham received a special commendation from the British Council for his dissertation thesis entitled 'Using Technological Tools for Peer Response'.

Sam Hodges receives Alumni Award

English Language alumni Sam Hodges, who is now Head of Comms for Twitter (UK), was honoured in last weeks graduation ceremony receiving an Outstanding Alumni Award from Chancellor Alan Milburn.

Professor Tony McEnery appointed ESRC Research Director

We are delighted announce that Professor Tony McEnery will be joining ESRC as its Director of Research, on secondment from Lancaster University, in October 2016.

Keith Johnson new book published

Emeritus Professor Keith Johnson has a new book published. 'A History of Early English' (Routledge) was published in June 2016.