Linguistics and English Language

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Master's level studies

Are you thinking about Master's level studies in Linguistics and English Language? Join one of our information sessions to find out more.

Master's information sessions
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  • Our Research

    For the last fifty 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.

  • Research Centres and Groups

    The department hosts active research groups in areas such as cognitive linguistics, corpus studies, discourse analysis, forensic linguistics, language testing, literacy, phonetics, and second language learning and teaching.

  • Research Facilities

    The Department has outstanding research resources. We have fully equipped laboratories for eye-tracking, phonetics, EEG (Electroencephalography) and child language analysis.

50 years of excellence

Celebrate the 50th anniversary of LAEL with us through a series of community events and public lectures. Stay tuned for the programme coming soon.

50th anniversary
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