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

Workshop on Corpus Linguistics in Ghana

In February, a team from CASS will be returning to Ghana to run introductory events on Corpus Linguistics . Ghana is a country where Lancaster University has a number of longstanding academic partnerships and has recently established a campus.

Ruth Wodak at NOW conference in Vienna

On January 21-22 Ruth Wodak participated in NOW (the International Mayors’ Conference N-O-W Vienna Encounters), a 2 day event bringing together mayors from cities and towns receiving the largest numbers of refugees from Syria as well as activists and individuals currently seeking asylum in Europe. Ruth was invited to hold a workshop on the “Impact of language on opinions, attitudes and violence”.

PhD students’ research published in Semiotica

Congratulations to Linguistics PhD candidates, Elena Nichele and Jeremy Holland, who have had their research published in the journal Semiotica.

AHRC award to create a new Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language

A team, led by Jonathan Culpeper and based in the Department of Linguistics and English Language, has been awarded £1 million by the Arts and Humanities Research Council to create a new Encyclopaedia of Shakespeare’s Language.