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Undergraduate Degrees in Applied Linguistics

Be part of a dynamic interdisciplinary approach to linguistics.

Applied Linguistics at the University of Warwick offers a unique approach to the study of language: We apply linguistic knowledge and theory to solve real-world problems. You will build an interdisciplinary foundation from leading research in language, linguistics, communication, psychology, and culture. Then you will apply your learning to explore, challenge, understand, and address problems and find meaningful solutions.

All three of our undergraduate courses are built on our tutorial model, which emphasises independent student research within a highly supportive learning community. Browse our courses and module list below.

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BA English Language and Linguistics

Immerse yourself in the English language. Discover how humans produce English and how English shapes human experience. Apply linguistic knowledge and theory to solve real-world problems. Learn from world-leading research in linguistics, language, psychology, education, and culture, and be empowered as an independent scholar, critical thinker, communicator, and problem-solver.

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BA Language, Culture and Communication

Learn how communication works in everyday, professional and intercultural contexts and put this knowledge into practice to tackle some of the most important communication issues facing humanity today. As well as gaining expertise in the dynamics of human interactions and the tools to analyse communication patterns and issues, through this degree you can expect to develop your own communication skills to help you stand out.

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BA Linguistics with a Modern Language

By studying linguistics together with a non-English language, you’ll explore the fascinating human capacity for language, while also building your linguistic fluency. As a linguist, you will learn about the structure and function of language, and about relationships between language and society. You’ll also study and practice written and oral communication in a language besides English, and learn broadly about communicating across languages.

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Why study Applied Linguistics at Warwick

Our Staff are some of the world's leading scholars in the field.

Our Facilities are unrivalled and will be at the heart of your experience with us.

Our Students make an impact on public knowledge and understanding

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Interdisciplinary Excellence

At Warwick, Applied Linguistics transcends traditional boundaries, offering an interdisciplinary approach that combines linguistics with psychology, education, and computer science. This allows students to gain a comprehensive understanding of language and its applications in diverse fields, providing a unique and enriching academic experience.

Cutting-edge Research

Warwick is renowned for its impactful research in Applied Linguistics. As an undergraduate student, you'll have the opportunity to engage with cutting-edge research projects, contributing to advancements in language studies. This hands-on experience ensures you are at the forefront of linguistic innovation, preparing you for a dynamic and evolving professional landscape.

Global Perspective and Cultural Diversity

Studying Applied Linguistics at Warwick exposes you to a rich tapestry of cultures and languages. With a diverse and inclusive community, students benefit from a global perspective, enhancing their cross-cultural communication skills. The international environment at Warwick provides a unique setting for honing linguistic expertise in a globally interconnected world.


Applied Linguistics students master flexible, transferrable, and desirable skills in analysis, critical and creative thinking, and communication. Our graduates are equipped to challenge and address our complex realities now and throughout their professional lives, and are resultantly highly sought by employers.

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