Language and Linguistics (with Counselling Studies) BSc (Hons)

Course Overview - Language and Linguistics (with Counselling Studies) BSc (Hons)

Are you the kind of person who notices things about language? Do you like words? Do you notice different people’s use of language, their accents, their word choices, maybe even their grammar? Did you like talking about grammar in school? If so, then linguistics is for you.

Here are some of the questions that linguists ask:

Why are there so many different languages? What do they have in common? How do children acquire language? What happens when we have problems using language, for example after a stroke? What is meaning and where do we get it from? How do we produc...

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3 Years

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York Street
BT15 1ED

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Year 1

Entry Requirements

Scottish Higher


Access to HE Diploma

Overall profile of 60% (120 credit Access course) (NI Access course) Overall profile of 12 credits at Distinction, 30 credits at Merit and 3 credits at Pass (60 credit Access course) (GB Access course)

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


To include 12 points at Higher Level

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)


RQF Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma / OCR Cambridge Technical Level 3 Extended Diploma Award profile of DMM We will also accept smaller BTEC/OCR qualifications (i.e. Diploma or Extended Certificate / Introductory Diploma / Subsidiary Diploma) in combination with A Levels or other acceptable level 3 qualifications. To find out if the qualification you are applying with is a qualification we accept for entry, please check our Qualification Checker - We will also continue to accept QCF versions of these qualifications although grades asked for may differ. Check what grades you will be asked for by comparing the requirements above with the information under QCF in the Applied General and Tech Level Qualifications section of our Entry Requirements -

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

104 UCAS Tariff points to include a minimum of five subjects (four of which must be at Higher Level) to include English at H6 if studies at Higher Level or O4 if studied at Ordinary Level.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

For full-time study, you must satisfy the General Entrance Requirements for admission to a first degree course and hold a GCSE pass at Grade C/4 or above in English Language (or equivalent). Level 2 Certificate in Essential Skills Communication will be ac

A level


Applicants can satisfy the requirement for an A-Level Grade C by substituting a combination of alternative qualifications recognised by the University.

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Northern Ireland, Republic of Ireland £4,750
England, Scotland, Wales £9,250
EU, International £16,320

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