About the courseThis degree is provided jointly by our Linguistics Department, which is ranked 12th in the world by the QS World rankings 2019, and our Psychology Department, which is ranked 6th in the UK by the Guardian University Guide 2020. Our degrees are accredited by the British Psychological Society and provide the Graduate Basis for Chartered Membership with the Society.How does a child learn language? How does language relate to thought? Youll discover there are many overlapping questions between linguistics and psychology.Youll start your degree studying the core modules of Linguistics, Investigating Psychology and Understanding Psychology. In your second year youll discover more about the sounds and structures of the worlds languages. In Psychology, youll discover more about experimental and research methods.In your third year, youll specialise even further. Choices include Psycholinguistics and Language and Identities: Gender, ethnicity and class. You could also choose to write a dissertation in a topic you would like to cover in-depth.Your degree will stand you in good stead for careers involving analysis, assessment and the weighing-up of arguments, as you will be able to develop linguistic, analytical and investigative skills that are valued by employers such as law firms, management consultancies and the media. Linguistic awareness is a real boost when working for international and multicultural companies and organisations.
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You must have successfully completed an United Kingdom Year 12 (or equivalent senior secondary school qualification) Equivalent qualifications may also include a recognised post secondary diploma in the relevant discipline with the required grades. Meetin
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AboutLancaster University is a collegiate public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, England. The university was established by royal charter in 1964, one of several new universities created in the 1960s.
Lancaster University is a public research university in Lancaster, Lancashire, consistently ranking within the top ten in three major UK university league tables. The university is proud of its international community and aims to offer all students a global experience during their time there, with students coming from over 100 countries around the world.
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