Our degrees are designed to offer you flexibility during your studies. Whether you want to focus solely on English Language and Linguistics or combine your degree with other subjects, we have a degree to suit you.
BA English Language and Linguistics
Understand how the study of language is crucial to our understanding of ourselves as members of society, as individuals and as a species.
You also have the option to change to a four-year course and undertake a placement year or Study Abroad.
BA English Language and Linguistics with Foundation
BA English Language and Literature
BA English Language and Linguistics with Placement Experience
Explore how language lies at the heart of human life and society – and put your skills into practice on a work placement – with our BA English Language and Linguistics with Placement Experience degree.
This four-year course examines how language is crucial to our understanding of ourselves as members of society, as individuals, and as a species. An integrated placement year provides a fantastic opportunity to put your skills into practice in preparation for your future career.
BA Modern Languages and English Language
Understand the core mechanics and usage of the English language, while learning to write and speak fluently in either French, German, Italian or Spanish.
Taught by experts from both departments, you’ll acquire transferable skills with an international focus.
Fees, funding and scholarships
There is a variety of funding support available to our undergraduate students. You may be eligible for government loans, grants or bursaries.
Students from the UK can receive government loans to help towards tuition fees and living costs. UK students may also be eligible for other grants and bursaries depending on their circumstances.
Life in the Department
"The enthusiasm and care of the staff has been a great influence on my enjoyment of the course and I am grateful for the encouragement and excitement with which they present new ideas and information to us, the students."Laura Eyre, BA Applied English Language Studies
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Why study with us?
Find out more from our undergraduate students about what it's like to study English Language at the University of Reading.