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The BA in Linguistics is wide-ranging and interdisciplinary in its approach, drawing on research and scholarship in physics, engineering, psychology and philosophy, as well as expertise from across the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages. Whilst the course does provide good preparation for vocational training in fields such as speech therapy, language technology, translation, interpreting and forensic linguistics, graduates go on to pursue a variety of careers.

 

Further information about the course can be found on the Department and University websites.

Typical offers require

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-42 points, with 776 at Higher Level 

For other qualifications, see the main entrance requirements pages on the University website.

Course Requirements

  • No subject-specific entrance requirements

Mature students and those taking other qualifications are encouraged to contact our Admissions Office, to discuss the entry requirements for their qualifications.

 

Number of students 

We aim to admit around two students per year.

Admissions Assessment

  • All applicants for Linguistics are required to take a written assessment at interview, if interviewed.

  • Further details about the written assessment can be found on the University website here.

Written work 

Applicants are required to submit two school/college essays as examples of written work prior to interview. 

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