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Applied Linguistics and English Language

36 months
19300 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
Tuition fee
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Master the English language and applied linguistics in an exciting, multicultural city. At the Applied Linguistics and English Language BA course offered by University of Southampton, you can learn about British culture and society. You'll learn the English language, and study its structure, how it developed, and how different societies use it. 


Course Details

This Applied Linguistics and English Language BA course offered by University of Southampton is for EU or international students that are non-native English speakers.

Each year you'll take advanced English language lessons. What is applied linguistics? It is the science of language. You'll explore linguistics and its structure, grammar and sounds. You'll study how language develops and look at the literature and culture from other countries that speak English.

You can also choose modules on British life and society, and more advanced topics including:

  • psycholinguistics
  • sociolinguistics
  • phonetics

After 3 years, you’ll understand much more about the English language, including its:

  • geography, history and politics
  • variations
  • educational context

In your final year, you’ll write a dissertation in an area that interests you.

As part of this applied linguistics degree course you can:

  • use the Centre for Language Study, including the English resources room
  • join one of 40 performing arts groups
  • take part in writing workshops at Nuffield Southampton Theatres
  • experiment with writing at our Entropics events

Career Opportunities

Previous graduates have gone onto careers including:

  • translation
  • interpreting
  • teaching
  • marketing
  • publishing
  • international development
  • advertising, film and television

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Applications of Linguistics
  • Elements of Linguistics - Sound, Structure and Meaning
  • English Language Stage
  • From English to Englishes
  • Globalisation: Culture, Language and The Nation State
  • How the Arts Work: A Practical Introduction to Cultural Economics
  • Language, Ideologies and Attitudes

Key information


  • Full-time
    • 36 months

Start dates & application deadlines


360 alternative credits


On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Student insurance

Make sure to cover your health, travel, and stay while studying abroad. Even global coverages can miss important items, so make sure your student insurance ticks all the following:

  • Additional medical costs (i.e. dental)
  • Repatriation, if something happens to you or your family
  • Liability
  • Home contents and baggage
  • Accidents
  • Legal aid

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Other requirements

General requirements

One of the following:

  • A-levels: ABB
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma: Pass, with 32 points overall with 16 points at Higher Level

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    19300 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 19300 GBP per year during 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.

EU and international students pay £19,300.

Living costs for Southampton

697 - 1093 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.


Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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