You’ll engage with theories of how language works as well as hands-on analysis of linguistic data. The challenging integration of theory and practice will enable you to become a uniquely-skilled analytical thinker and problem-solver. Your knowledge and understanding of how a language works and how we communicate, and the skills you will develop along the way, will give you a solid foundation for a wide range of careers.
This flexible English Language and Linguistics (Hons) program from University of York allows you to focus on your main interests from the second year onwards. You’ll be taught by world-leading academics whose expertise covers a range of areas of linguistics.
Careers and skills
Effective communication, critical thinking and project management skills are central to most careers. The study of English Language and Linguistics at York equips you with these skills and others, which translate readily into any work context.
Our graduates have an excellent record of pursuing fulfilling paths after graduation.
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Apart from your knowledge of linguistics, you will leave with the confidence and skills that come from successfully completing a demanding course and participating fully in university life.
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There are specialist careers that lead directly from your degree, after additional postgraduate training, including: clinical linguistics (speech and language therapy), forensic linguistics (forensic speech science), teaching (primary and secondary) teaching English as a foreign language, academic research and higher/further education.
- marketing and communications
- broadcasting and journalism
- local government and public service
- business, finance and accountancy
- translation and interpreting
- IT and software development
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- Understanding English Grammar
- History of English
- Intermediate Phonetics and Phonology
- Intermediate Syntax
- Middle English in Context
- Intermediate Language Variation and Change
- Teaching English as a Foreign Language I
- World Englishes
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- 36 months
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Languages Linguistics View 857 other Bachelors in Linguistics in United Kingdom
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We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
Access to Higher Education Diploma
- Obtain Access to HE Diploma with 36 credits at Distinction and 9 credits at Merit or higher
BTEC National Extended Diploma
- D3, D3, M2
- 80% overall average
- 35 points
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International18350 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 18350 GBP per year during 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 36 months.
Living costs for York
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
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Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.