Lancaster University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Psychology and Linguistics

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Course summary

This degree is provided jointly by our Linguistics Department and our Psychology Department. Our degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society and provide the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the Society. How does a child learn language? How does language relate to thought? You'll discover there are many overlapping questions between linguistics and psychology. You'll start your degree studying the core modules of Linguistics, Investigating Psychology and Understanding Psychology. In your second year you'll discover more about the sounds and structures of the worlds languages. In Psychology, you'll discover more about experimental and research methods. In your third year, you'll specialise even further. Choices include Psycholinguistics and Language and Identities: Gender, ethnicity and class. You could also choose to write a dissertation in a topic you would like to cover in-depth. Your degree will stand you in good stead for careers involving analysis, assessment and the weighing-up of arguments, as you will be able to develop linguistic, analytical and investigative skills that are valued by employers such as law firms, management consultancies and the media. Linguistic awareness is a real boost when working for international and multicultural companies and organisations.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
CQ81
Institution code:
L14
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

GCSE Mathematics grade B or 6


Unistats information

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Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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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

Additional fee information

for details of the fees for Channel Islands and international students, please visit our website for details of the specific fees for the degree programme you wish to study.
Psychology and Linguistics at Lancaster University - UCAS