Linguistics BA Honours
UCAS Code: Q100 (3 Years)


Students working in the Library This degree focuses on how language works, how it is structured and what it does, from the physical properties of speech, to how languages change and develop over time.

You learn about the growth and development of language in the brain as well as methodologies for the scientific study of the human language faculty.

In addition, you study a modern language from a choice of French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese. 

Modules cover topics such as:

  • phonetics/phonology
  • grammar and sound patterns
  • social contexts in which languages are learnt

You can complete a dissertation in your third year, investigating a topic that you are passionate about. You will also be offered a range of opportunities to participate in staff research projects.

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