Department of English Language and Linguistics

QS World University Rankings 2020 English Language & Literature Top 50The Department is a world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research in English Language and Applied Linguistics.


20 June 2016

Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad

Second year students that have opted to take a Year Abroad are setting off to towns and cities across the world. This year's cohort are the first to fully benefit from the new "Insider's Guide to the Year Abroad".

24 June 2015

The student perspective

Jennifer Giles talks about her reasons for choosing the University of Birmingham and her experience of studying the BA English Language degree programme.

16 February 2015

Messaging in the Midlands

Dr Caroline Tagg and Dr Esther Asprey have received seed corn funding from the University's Institute of Superdiversity Research (IRiS) for a data collection trial.

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We are proud to offer throughout the academic year a series of events and research seminars, closely tied to the department's academic work.

Centre for Corpus Research

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