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About the programme

UCAS Code: BA Combined Honours (Y001)

In Stage 1 of your Combined Honours degree, you'll take Linguistics modules offered by the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics.

You'll get to study both the structure and history of the English language.

Stages 2 and 3 then give you the chance to extend your understanding, with various options introducing variations and varieties of English.

You also get to choose from a range of special topics, such as:

  • semantics
  • pragmatics
  • the sociology of language
  • the psychology of language

Offered by the School of English Literature, Language and Linguistics.

You have the chance to socialise with other students via the lively and active English Society

a panoramic photograph of the school of english literature landguage and linguistics archive section, percy building, newcastle university


There are no pre-requisites for taking Linguistics as part of your Combined Honours degree.


Find out about our typical modules. Modules are subject to change and could differ on an annual basis.

Get in touch

If you have any questions about choosing this subject as part of your Combined Honours degree, contact us and we'll be more than happy to help. 

Subject adviser

Gabriel Martinez Vera - School of English Literature, Language & Linguistics

Our address

Combined Honours Centre
9th Level, Henry Daysh Building
Newcastle University
Newcastle upon Tyne

Tel: +44 (0)191 208 7479