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

5th in the 2017 Times Good University Guide

Delighted to announce that Linguistics at Lancaster is 5th in the 2017 Times Good University Guide

Ruth Wodak on right-wing populism

Professor Ruth Wodak was interviewed on Australian Radio, ABC RN, talking about the development of right-wing populism.

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.