English Language and Linguistics with a Year Abroad at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS

Queen Mary University of London

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Queen Mary, University of London

English Language and Linguistics with a Year Abroad

Course summary

Calling lovers of literature and language. Join us to unpick words on a page while also untangling how the language itself is used in literature. You’ll ask questions about the future – what is the impact of AI-generated language? How is the way we express ideas like gender shifting? We’ve been the top-ranked research unit in linguistics in the UK for the past 20 years. And our English teaching team is made up of 40 academics who you might have already come across on the radio or TV. We’ll provide fascinating research insights into the nature of language while looking at the very earliest Anglo-Saxon poems to the latest bestsellers. Our modules also span a wide geography from the East End of London to India. The latest insights By combining these subjects, you’ll be part of exciting conversations about a wide variety of literature and the way we communicate. We’ll also discuss the latest projects happening here such as how we’ve helped preserve the cultural heritage of local communities and provided training to help reduce bias. Research and analysis skills are sought after by employers, so we’ll help you become confident communicating ideas and analysing data. Perhaps you’ll discover you want to apply these skills to work in the public sector, education or policy. Or maybe public relations is where you’ll find a rewarding role.


YEAR 1 English in Use Introduction to English Syntax Introduction to Phonology Language in the UK Languages of the World Sounds of English Please note that all modules are subject to change.

Assessment method

Assessment typically includes a combination of research diaries, poster presentations, class tests and exams. In your final year, you’ll carry out a research project based on real-world data and applying cutting-edge theory, which will bring together everything you have learned.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

All applicants to QMUL must show they meet a minimum academic English language standard for admission and to be successful on the course. Please refer to the website below for details on our English Language requirements by course and acceptable alternative qualifications. You will also find important information regarding UKVI's English requirements if you are applying as an international student who will require Tier 4 immigration permission to enter the UK.

Queen Mary University of London: English Language Requirements


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

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

Our most recent information regarding tuition fees can be found at http://www.qmul.ac.uk/tuitionfees/
English Language and Linguistics with a Year Abroad at Queen Mary University of London - UCAS