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
  • Some formal study of either English or another language is helpful, but not essential.

Admissions Assessment

  • All applicants are required to take the pre-interview written assessment for Linguistics at an authorised centre local to them (for a lot of applicants, this will be their school/college).

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

Written work 

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

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