Linguistics and English Language

Student experience

Find out why our students love studying with us

Our thriving community of linguistics and English language students means there are lots of ways to get involved with your subject and meet like-minded people along the way.


LingSoc, the Linguistics and English Language Society, is a society for appreciation, study and conversation of language. The society was created by students who wanted to provide a forum for Linguistics and English Language that extended beyond the classroom to provide support, friendship and a community.

LingSoc on Facebook

Other societies

There are over 280 societies at the University. Take a look at the range of societies on offer. 

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Facilities & resources

As a linguistics and/or English language student you have access to a range of world class equipment:

Facilities & resources

We also have a dedicated School library for philosophy students with quiet study spaces and a range of resources relating to your studies:

Psychology and philosophy library

This in addition to the many facilities and resources within the University.

Study Abroad

As a linguistics and/or English language student you will have the opportunity to study in Europe and beyond via our Erasmus and International Exchange programmes as part of your degree. The University has around 300 student exchange partners in nearly 40 countries worldwide.

Studying abroad is an excellent opportunity to discover a different country and its culture, improve your employment prospects and enjoy a completely new learning experience.

Take a look at the current destinations available for students interested in studying abroad:

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Our Global Community

Our undergraduate students come from a wide range of cultural backgrounds and countries. This diversity ensures a stimulating environment for the sharing of ideas and experience.

In the current cohort there are over 1400 students currently studying with us in PPLS at undergraduate level. We have over 60 countries represented with students coming from all corners of the globe.

Find out more about the student experience:

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