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BA (Hons)

English Language & Linguistics (Foundation Entry)

4 years
September 2024

Take a deep dive into the English language on our English Language and Linguistics Foundation Entry course. Explore how it works as a structure, and how it can be used in social settings.

Why study with us

  • 3rd
    in the UK for student satisfaction
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  • The programme has three specialisation pathways, including TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages).
  • Our international scheme means that you can pick to study a semester or full year abroad.
  • We’re a small and dedicated team, so we’ll get to know you well, and some of our researchers are deemed world leading in their fields.

What you'll do

  • We have links with a network of regional schools, for those interested in pursuing careers in teaching and education.
  • You’ll gain work experience on the English Language Skills Initiative for Employability (ELSIE) programme, writing for the press and client publications.
  • Our international scheme means that you can pick to study a semester or full year abroad.
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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). When you progress from your foundation year (Year 0) you will choose a pathway. 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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Clearing officially opens on July 5 2024, but you can sign up for priority Clearing early and we'll help you find a place on a course that's right for you.

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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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Rosemary Jean Denton
BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics
United Kingdom

Future careers

Our English Language and Linguistics Foundation Entry degree could lead to a career in local government and public services, marketing, publishing, the police force and graduate entry schemes in the private sector.

Fees and funding

First year£9,250 for the first year
Full-time£9,250 per year
First year£16,400 for the first year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.


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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