English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

Course Overview - English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

Study linguistics in the context of the English language and develop a deep understanding of the way humans communicate with each other.

Compulsory modules will introduce you to the history, structure and use of the English language and give you a good grounding in areas such as phonetics, syntax and conducting language research. You may also cover subjects such as language acquisition, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, corpus linguistics and discourse analysis.

You’ll study language in its spoken and written forms – you’ll engage with texts, but also undertake ...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

4 Years

Start Date

24/09/2025

Campus

Main Site

Course Address
Woodhouse Lane
Leeds
LS2 9JT

Application Details

Course Code

Q3Q1

Institution Code

L23

Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

Scottish Higher

AB in Advanced Highers including A in English and AABBB in Highers, or A in English in Advanced Highers and AABBB in Highers.

Access to HE Diploma

D:30,M:15

Pass diploma with 60 credits overall, including at least 45 credits at level 3, of which 30 credits must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit or higher. The Access course must include English modules. An interview and a piece of written work may also be required.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

35

35 points overall including 16 at Higher Level with 6 in English at Higher Level.

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

H2,H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

including H2 in English.

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

We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M1,M2

including D3 in English.

Extended Project

Where an applicant is taking the EPQ in a relevant subject this might be considered alongside other Level 3 qualifications and may attract an alternative offer in addition to the standard offer. If you are taking A Levels, this would be ABB at A Level including A in English and grade A in the EPQ.

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

We will consider this qualification in combination with other qualifications. Please contact the Admissions Office for more information.

A level

A,A,B

including A in English.

T Level

Might be accepted as in combination with other qualifications, please contact admissions teams for further advice & guidance.

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