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

Panos Athanasopoulos TEDx talk

Panos Athanasopoulos is talking at TEDx London Business School on Multilingualism: Living Life in High Definition - Friday, May 12, 2017

The Appeal to Fear in Political Discourse

Conference in honour of Prof. Ruth Wodak, Tel Aviv University, 23 May "The Appeal to Fear in Political Discourse"

Iva Son invited speaker at New York City College

Iva Son, a part time LAEL PhD student based in New York, was invited as guest speaker to a 'Web Publishing' class at New York City College on 2 May, 2017.

Language shapes how the brain perceives time

Language has such a powerful effect, it can influence the way in which we experience time, according to a new study by Professor Panos Athanasopoulos

Language testing researchers win international Best Article Award

Research by LAEL colleagues Charles Alderson, Tineke Brunfaut, and Luke Harding has been selected as the winner of the International Language Testing Association (ILTA) Best Article Award.