English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

Course Overview - English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

We all use language every day, but how many of us stop to think about it?

The study of language demands discipline, observation, exploration and imagination. Some aspects, like grammar and phonology, ask for particular attention to detail, accuracy and logical argument. Other topics, such as child language development and language variation, demand an ability to collect, analyse and evaluate your own data. Finding out how a language works and how societies communicate, combines a unique intellectual challenge with significant practical potential. You will also have the chan...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

29/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Academic and Student Division
Birmingham
B15 2TT

Application Details

Course Code

Q310

Institution Code

B32

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Not Accepted

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

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6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects, to include Literature or Language and Literature.

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

DDM

BTEC Extended Diploma: DDM, plus an A at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above. BTEC Diploma: DD, plus an A at A-level in the required subject/s mentioned above. BTEC Subsidiary Diploma: D, plus AB at A-level, including an A in the required A-level subject/s mentioned above.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

Accepted in place of A levels with the following grade equivalencies: D2 = A*; D3 = A; M2 = B. Combinations of A levels and Principle subjects are accepted. NB required subjects must be offered (see A level Section)

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

Accepted in place of a non-required A level with the equivalent grade.

A level

A,A,B

A level in English Language, English Literature, English Language and Literature or a Modern Foreign Language is preferred. We also welcome applications from candidates who can demonstrate an interest in and an aptitude for the study of language, so other combinations of complementary Humanities and Social Science subjects will be considered. Please contact us to discuss.

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England, Northern Ireland, Scotland, Wales, Channel Islands, Republic of Ireland £9,250

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