University of Sheffield

Degree level: Undergraduate

Linguistics and Philosophy

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Course summary

This degree explores our dependence on language from different perspectives. In Linguistics, you will learn about the nature and development of different languages. In Philosophy, you will develop your understanding of the philosophy of language, as well as other key philosophical areas like ethics, metaphysics and logic. You’ll also tackle real-world issues, examining topics like global justice, climate change and feminism through a philosophical lens. Our world-leading research, active student community and civic ethos makes Sheffield one of the world's most exciting places to study Linguistics and Philosophy. Our academic staff are experts in their field and use their cutting-edge research to inform their teaching and the content of the modules that you'll study. They're also passionate, dedicated teachers who work tirelessly to ensure their students are inspired. The academic aptitude and practical skills you will develop throughout your degree will give you a huge range of career options after university. As well as careers in journalism, the charity sector, law, business, marketing and communications, copywriting and publishing, our graduates have gone on to be web developers, speech and language therapists, accountants, engineers and computer scientists.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
QV15
Institution code:
S18
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

To find out if you're eligible for additional consideration or an alternative offer, visit: www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/apply/access-sheffield

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/english/undergraduate

Additional entry requirements

Other

Evidence of interest in language and linguistics, demonstrated through the Personal Statement is also required


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
85%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
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
International £20000 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

The annual fee for your course includes a number of items in addition to your tuition. If an item or activity is classed as a compulsory element for your course, it will normally be included in your tuition fee. There are also other costs which you may need to consider. For further information, please see https://www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/fees-costs

Sponsorship information

The University of Sheffield Bursary is available to home students who have a household income of £40,000 or less. You may also be eligible for an additional £250 per year depending on your postcode and grades. We use the details you submit to Student Finance and UCAS to assess your eligibility for a bursary. You don’t need to apply; if you’re eligible you’ll receive an award for each year of your course. If you're a care leaver, care for an ill or disabled family member or are estranged from your parents or guardian you may be eligible for an enhanced bursary of £4,500 per year. The University also offers a number of scholarships to help you fund your studies and enhance your learning experience. Use our Student Funding Calculator to check what funding your could be eligible for - www.sheffield.ac.uk/funding/calculator. Further information - www.sheffield.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding

Linguistics and Philosophy at University of Sheffield - UCAS