Everything starts with language
It is fundamental to our thought, our relationships and our
civilisations. Study for an undergraduate or
postgraduate course in language and linguistics and open the door to
a whole new world.
We are one of the largest and most prestigious language and linguistics
departments in the world. You'll become part of an academic community that
world-leading research. Your
lecturers are internationally renowned. Their books figure prominently
on reading lists at other universities.
If you want a global outlook, are interested in human communication and
want to study for a degree with real-world practical value in a world-class
department, welcome home.
- 96% student satisfaction (NSS
- Top 10 in the UK for research quality (REF 2014)
- All languages taught by native or bi-lingual teachers
- Internationally-recognised textbooks by our academics
- Option to integrate language learning and linguistics study
We offer flexible, modular courses in English and modern languages. Our approach lets you focus on those areas that interest
you most and build a programme of study that suits your career goals.
Our new interpreting training lab gives you the tools to become an expert in conference interpreting. We also have a lab to interpret lectures of up to 350 people. These are the only labs of their kind in East Anglia.
Six of our students recently got to experience first-hand the work of professional interpreters during a special
internship at the United Nations in Geneva.