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BA (Hons)

English Language & Linguistics

3 years
September 2024
Foundation year available

Are you curious about how language changes, persuades or constructs identity? Do you want to use language to expose hidden biases and challenge social inequalities? Then our English language and linguistics course is for you.

Why study with us

  • 3rd
    in the UK for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (Linguistics)
  • 3rd
    in the UK (out of 94) for student satisfaction
    Complete University Guide (English)
  • Our international scheme means that you can pick to study a semester or full year abroad.
  • The programme offers modules in a broad range of linguistic subfields.
  • The programme has three specialisation pathways, including TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages).

What you'll do

  • Gain the internationally recognised Trinity Cert TESOL by combining TESOL with English as part of this flexible programme (TESOL pathway).
  • In our unique English Language Skills Initiative for Employability (ELSIE), you’ll integrate subject knowledge with graduate writing skills, work experience, and career planning. Prepare for careers in teaching, marketing, editing or speech therapy.
  • Practice/drafting activities provide opportunities for feedforward, helping you to improve your understanding before graded submission.
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There are three pathways on this course. Discourse and Communication (A), System and Structure (B) and Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages TESOL (C). In Year 1, pathway A and B study the same modules. You will choose between A or B in Year 2 unless you choose pathway C.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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I love the vast opportunities to learn something new throughout the course. Choosing to study at the University of Central Lancashire was one of the best decisions I have made.
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BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics
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Future careers

Graduates from BA Language and Linguistics go on to enjoy a diverse range of professional roles or postgraduate courses.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£16,500 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Part-time£1,540 per 20 credits
Full-time£17,325 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information

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