Newcastle University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Linguistics

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Course summary

This degree focuses on how language works, how it is structured and what it does, from the physical properties of speech, to how languages change and develop over time. You learn about the growth and development of language in the brain as well as methodologies for the scientific study of the human language faculty. In addition, you study a modern language from a choice of French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q100
Institution code:
N21
Campus name:
Main Site (Newcastle)
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We especially welcome applications from mature students. We also particularly encourage applicants with some qualifications in mathematical and/or scientific fields. As the course contains a combination of scientific thinking, language skills, and mathematical reasoning, it may be especially suited to the personality of students who have enjoyed both mathematics/science and arts/humanities subjects.


Unistats information

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75%
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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 information on home and international tuition fees and funding for 2021 entry, visit: https://www.ncl.ac.uk/undergraduate/fees-funding/
Linguistics at Newcastle University - UCAS