Skip to main content
A student using corpus analysis software with a line of text highlighted on a screen

Undergraduate English Language and Linguistics courses


A world-leading centre of excellence for both teaching and research.

The Department of English Language and Linguistics at the University of Birmingham is one of the top 40 English departments in the world (QS 2020). You will explore, research and study a wide range of literary specialisms, from Old English to digital cultures, and everything in-between. Our English Language courses draw on Birmingham’s internationally renowned strength in applied linguistics, corpus linguistics, discourse analysis, grammar and stylistics. You will be able to tailor the programme to suit your strengths and interests, and towards a wide range of careers.