Course Overview

Taught by academics/scholars highly rated for both teaching and research, your degree course focuses on the analysis of contemporary and historical English.

You'll begin your degree with our core English Language module. This wide-ranging introduction covers topics including English in Literature; the History of English; English in its Social Context, and English Accents and Dialects. You'll also take two further subjects of your choice.

In your second year, you'll move on to core subjects such as English Sounds and Structures. If you're taking our Study Abroad degree, you'll spend this year at one of our partner universities in the USA or Canada.

At Lancaster, we offer you a range of exciting options for the second and third year of your degree, such as Language Change in English and Beyond; Stylistics; Forensic Linguistics; Language in the Workplace, and Language and Identities.

In your final year, you'll undertake our own Dissertation research project, overseen by our award winning staff, including two National Teaching Fellows and complete the course on Corpus-based English Language Studies.

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