Everything starts with language. It is fundamental to our thoughts, our relationships, and our civilisations.
Study the science behind one of the most complex and interesting aspects of human knowledge.
Linguistics at Essex allows you to explore how language is acquired and how it is used in contexts like the media, the marketplace, courtrooms and conversations. By studying linguistics you develop skills that are valued by a broad range of employers, helping you to stand out in the global job market.
We are one of the largest language and linguistics departments in the UK, a place where talented students become part of an academic community that undertakes world-leading research. All of our linguistics courses offer expertise and insight, and learn analytical and practical skills that will serve you well throughout life.
We provide an active and stimulating environment to carry out your doctoral research and offer six routes to a research degree.
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