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

How did #PostTruth become Word of the Year?

How did #PostTruth become Word of the Year? Claire Hardaker talked linguistics on Sky News today. See Claire's article - Oxford Dictionary’s Word of the Year is “post-truth”, but what makes a newly coined word survive?

Populist politics and universities

Times Higher Education feature article "The problems of populism: tactics for Western universities" with comments from Professor Ruth Wodak.

Cael Rooney receives Geoffrey Leech Outstanding MA Student Award

Congratulations to MA in Language and Linguistics graduate Cael Rooney who receives the Geoffrey Leech Outstanding MA Student Award in Linguistics and English Language.

Postgraduate studentship opportunities in Linguistics

We are offering a number of funded Doctoral and Masters studentship opportunities at Lancaster University.

LAEL Internships

We are offering several paid internships to 2nd-year undergraduates in Linguistics and the details are now online. Deadline for applications is Friday 16th December 2016.