English Language at Edge Hill University - UCAS

Course summary

The English language constantly evolves with words like floss, plogging and single-use all recently shortlisted for word of the year. Explore its different forms, history and effective communication. Become a specialist in the structure and sounds of this enigmatic language. Does exploring sociolinguistics or child language development sound right up your street? Are you curious about the diversity of English language on a global scale? Our English Language degree delves into all aspects of spoken and written English. You’ll take a closer look at its forms and uses. We’ll present insights into how it adapts and evolves in how and what it is used for. You’ll shape your learning with optional modules in Years 2 and 3, ranging from psycholinguistics to the language of Shakespeare. In your final year you’ll have the option to complete a dissertation on an area of language that interests you. During this course, you’ll master skills in listening, transcribing and language analysis. We’ll guide you in research projects to boost your confidence in analytics, observation and critical thinking.


Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment involves a mixture of coursework and formal tests or examinations. Most emphasis is placed on work produced in your own time or formally presented in class. Typically, assessment will take the form of essays, linguistic analyses, class tests, individual/group presentations and group work. You will also have the opportunity to work independently on projects supporting your future career development.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected].

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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
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

Additional fee information

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English Language at Edge Hill University - UCAS