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

Alan Waters

With deep regret we announce the sudden death of Alan Waters, who died unexpectedly on Friday, 22nd July.

How early picture postcards were the Edwardian equivalent of Instagram

An article on Edwardian Postcards by Julia Gillen was in The Independent on Friday "How early picture postcards were the Edwardian equivalent of Instagram"

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.

Commendation for MA TESOL distance student

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).

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.