English Language and Linguistics at King's College London, University of London - UCAS

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Course summary

On our English Language and Linguistics BA you will study the sounds, words and structures of English, as well as the role language plays in different institutional, professional and social contexts. You will undertake linguistic projects which involve collecting and analysing data and you will develop a thorough understanding of the relationship between language, society and culture; the role of language in the media and social media; health communications; language and education; language and the arts and language and the mind. Key benefits

  • Study language in the heart of a truly multicultural, multilingual capital. You'll be based right next door to the National Theatre, Southbank Centre and BFI, offering countless opportunities to see language in action at internationally renowned institutions.
  • The chance to tailor module choices across five broad themes: media, arts, education, mind and society.
  • Get involved in the numerous stimulating seminar series and events that we run throughout the year.
  • Classes are small and welcoming, taught by approachable and supportive staff with international reputations for world-leading research in linguistics and communication.
  • London is the perfect place for your studies - there are over 300 languages spoken in the city so if you want to look at language use in multilingual communities you really won’t find anywhere better!
  • Development of skills that are valuable for a wide range of professions, such as publishing, advertising, journalism, public relations, speech and language therapy, teaching and research.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Required subjects: At least one of English Language, Literature, Creative Writing, a modern foreign language or Psychology at grade A

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)7.0 overall with a minimum of 6.5 in each skill
PTE Academic69 overall with a minimum of 62 in each skill
TOEFL (iBT)100 overall with a minimum of 25 in writing and 23 in each of the other skills
Cambridge English Advanced185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Cambridge English Proficiency185 overall with a minimum of 176 in each skill
Trinity ISELevel III (ISEIII) with merit in each skill
Institution's Own TestPass the King's Pre-Sessional English Language Programme with Band 7

We also accept a number of English language tests taken as part of school-level qualifications. For more details, please see our website. Please note that the course requirements are under Band B.

Band B


Student Outcomes

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Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

For International fees and information, please see the course details on our online prospectus: https://www.kcl.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/index The fees stated are for entry in the forthcoming September. If you are applying for deferred entry, to commence the following September, fees may be subject to change. All International applicants to Undergraduate programmes are required to pay a deposit of £2,000 against their first year’s tuition fee. This deposit is payable when you firmly accept an unconditional offer to study with us, and will be offset against your tuition fees when you join King’s.
English Language and Linguistics at King's College London, University of London - UCAS