Undergraduate study in English Language and Applied Linguistics

English Language can be studied at Birmingham in a number of ways.

English Language undergraduates

As a Single Honours degree, as one half of a Joint Honours degree, and as a component in Major-Minor combinations in Modern Languages.

Single honours

English Language and Literature BA

Studying the literature and language of English in combination allows you to explore the ways in which the English language has shaped and been shaped by culture throughout our history and continues to do and be so in the present day.

You will gain an understanding of the [more...]

English Language BA

We all use language every day, but how many of us stop to think about it?

The study of language demands discipline, observation, exploration and imagination. Some aspects, like phonology and grammar, ask for particular attention to detail, accuracy and logical argument. Other [more...]

Joint honours

If you are interested in studying English Language as part of a larger suite of humanities modules, you may wish to consider the BA English.

Hear from our students

Open day talk

[Video above - Dr Jeanette Littlemore giving the June 2014 undergraduate open day talk.]