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Why study at Warwick Applied Linguistics?

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» Why study a BA with us?

» Student satisfaction

» Outstanding research and teaching

» Great career potential


Why study a BA degree in the Centre for Applied Linguistics? Student voices...


Key features

  • BA programmes with modules that provide you with skills that open up a variety of career opportunities
  • An exciting and stimulating environment that helps you develop academically, personally and professionally
  • Research-led teaching by passionate and committed BA tutors
  • World-class resources and facilities

Student satisfaction

We are ranked 1st* in the UK for our learning community according to the NSS 2018 Rankings and we continually strive to improve our students’ learning experience. Our students come from many different study backgrounds and countries, meaning you will gain first-hand experience of the challenges and rewards of working and communicating with people from other cultures.

* Based on the University’s analysis of the NSS for the JACS subject of Linguistics, when ranking the percentage of students agreeing with questions in the Learning Community section of the survey.


Outstanding research and teaching

You will work with world-leading researchers in linguistics, communication, language, culture, and psychology in a programme built around small classes, close support, and extensive contact.

You will learn through a student centred curriculum that will challenge you to engage directly with important societal questions and issues from Day 1, and become part of a vibrant learning community that allows you to bring your own initiative and creativity to your studies.


Great career potential

Applied Linguistics is relevant to a range of exciting career options including international business, management and consulting, public relations, human resources, diplomatic services, non-governmental organisations (NGOs) and aid agencies, education – teaching and research, healthcare and medical companies, manufacturing industries, editing and publishing, and public sector organisations and university international offices. This wide range of career paths is due to the flexible structure of the BA with core and optional modules. You will not only be able to develop transferable skills relevant for today's workplaces, but also have the opportunity to specialise in areas that are most relevant to your own career plans.