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Applied Linguistics and English Language (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
3 years
Course Type
UCAS Course code

About this course

Master the English language and applied linguistics in an exciting, multicultural city. At Southampton, you can learn about British culture and society. You'll learn the English language, and study its structure, how it developed, and how different societies use it. This degree is for EU or international students that are non-native English speakers.

Each year you'll take advanced English language lessons. We'll match the level to your writing and speaking ability, to help you progress faster.

What is applied linguistics? It is the science of language.

You'll explore linguistics and its structure, grammar and sounds. You'll study how language develops and look at the literature and culture from other countries that speak English.

You can also choose modules on British life and society, and more advanced topics including:

  • psycholinguistics

  • sociolinguistics

  • phonetics

After 3 years, you’ll understand much more about the English language, including its:

  • geography, history and politics

  • variations

  • educational context

In your final year, you’ll write a dissertation in an area that interests you.

As part of this applied linguistics degree course you can:

Course location

This course is based at Avenue.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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Changes due to COVID-19

Although the COVID-19 situation is improving, any future restrictions could mean we might have to change the way parts of our teaching and learning take place in 2021 to 2022. We're working hard to plan for a number of possible scenarios. This means that some of the information on this course page may be subject to change.

Find out more on our COVID advice page.

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