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BA Linguistics and Phonetics

This programme provides you with a strong foundation in the formal analysis of language structure and the physical analysis of sound. Option pathways allow you to study aspects of language processing and development, or discourse studies and sociolinguistics. This programme is for you if you are fascinated by how language works, and if you want to gain excellent skills in data analysis and scientific reasoning. Read more

BA English Language and Linguistics

This programme equips you with the analytical skills and theoretical background necessary for an in-depth understanding of how the English language works, and how English compares to other languages. This programme is for you if want to gain particular expertise in the history, structure and use of the English language, and develop skills in textual analysis in particular. Read more

BA Linguistics and Philosophy

This programme gives you an in-depth understanding of how language and thought work. Option modules allow you to specialise in the philosophy of language, formal linguistics and logic, or discourse analysis, among other things. This programme is for you if you are interested in the relationship between language and thought, and if you want to gain excellent skills in theory construction and logical argumentation. Read more

BA Linguistics and a modern foreign language

Combining Linguistics with a modern language, such as Arabic, Chinese, French or Thai, gives you great practical competence in a language of your choice, combined with a firm grasp on the 'mechanics' of language and speech and an understanding of how the language you specialise in compares to other languages. One of these programmes is for you if you are thinking of doing a foreign language degree, and you are also interested in how language works more generally, and in gaining advanced skills in language data analysis. Read more

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  1. About Linguistics and Phonetics
  2. Our programmes in a nutshell
  3. BA Linguistics and Phonetics
  4. BA English Language and Linguistics
  5. BA Linguistics and Philosophy
  6. BA Linguistics and a modern foreign language
  7. Skills you will gain
  8. Want to read more?