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 interview in The Guardian

Panos was interviewed as part of a feature on 'Why being bilingual works wonders for your brain'. The interview has also appeared in the BBC Focus Magazine, The Observer and Medical Xpress.

Chris Hart quoted in The Guardian

Chris Hart quoted in Guardian article on violent political language: 'How did the language of politics get so toxic?'

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.