BA (Hons) Linguistics

Duration: 3 years

Course details

Language is fundamental to human beings. Try to imagine a world without it: a world without words, conversation, discussion or debate, without stories or songs, slang, profanities and buzzwords. What a different world that would be.


Year 1

  • General Linguistics 1: Phonetics and Phonology

  • General Linguistics 2: Morphology and Syntax

  • Introduction to Semantics

  • Introduction to Pragmatics

  • Language Acquisition and Development

  • The Structure and Grammar of English

Year 2

  • Linguistics and Grammar: Concepts and Analyses

  • Semantics

  • Mind and Language

  • Deconstruction: Language, Theory, Society

  • + Optional Modules

Year 3

  • Language, Philosophy, Mind

  • Non-truth-conditional Semantics

  • Pragmatics, Meaning and Truth

  • Dissertation

  • + Optional Modules

Entry requirements

  • A-levels or BTEC
  • International Baccalaureate
  • Access to HE Diploma

Career possibilities

Linguistics graduates gain a broad range of skills applicable to a variety of occupations. These include broadcasting journalist, Civil Service administrator, teacher of English in primary and secondary education, or as a foreign language or second language (PGCE or EFL), interpreter, translator, lexicographer, publishing copy editor, proof-reader and speech and language therapist.

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