Why study English language and linguistics?
Studying these two subjects will provide you with a clear understanding of how English is structured, has evolved and is still evolving. You’ll explore how languages are learned, taught and used in practice.
Knowledge of English language and linguistics has direct, practical application in a wide range of careers.
Why UWE Bristol?
Explore the core areas of language and linguistics and develop specialist knowledge in areas such as discourse analysis, second language acquisition, psycholinguistics, sociolinguistics, onomastics, rhetoric and creative writing.
Work with academic staff on projects involving local communities, including Sounds Bristolian and Place Names research.
Apply your knowledge practically in a wide range of fields, including forensic linguistics, speech and language therapy, learning and teaching a second language, and analysing spoken discourse.
Conduct research, go on field trips and work on live briefs to put your learning into practice.
This course also offers you the opportunity to gain a certificate in leadership and management accredited by the Institute of Leadership and Management.
Focusing on the avenues that most interest you, through your modules and assessments, you’ll graduate equipped to pursue varied careers.
Where can it take me?
Your specialist skills will be in great demand.
Graduate ready for a rewarding career in industries such as publishing, the media, human resources, teaching English to speakers of other languages (TESOL) or developing speech software.
You could also go into areas such as marketing, HR, policy development or the intelligence services.