Linguistics and Philosophy BA (Hons)

Course Overview - Linguistics and Philosophy BA (Hons)

This joint honours degree explores how language works, how it’s structured, interpreted and used, alongside key philosophical questions and thinking.

Studying linguistics will allow you to develop an understanding of human communication using approaches from the arts and sciences to equip you with a variety of skills. Compulsory and optional modules will allow you to explore topics such as language acquisition, syntax, language change and processing as well as phonetics – the study of how speech sounds are physically produced.

In philosophy, you can explore fundame...

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Course Information

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4 Years

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Main Site

Course Address
Woodhouse Lane
United Kingdom

Application Details

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Points of Entry

Year 1, Year 2

Entry Requirements

A level


Scottish Higher

AB in Advanced Highers and AABBB in Highers, or A in Advanced Highers and AABBB in Highers, or AAAABB in Highers.

Access to HE Diploma


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. An interview and a piece of written work may be required.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme


35 points overall including 16 at Higher Level.

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


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

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


Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal


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 and grade A in the EPQ.

T Level

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

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