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BA Linguistics and Sociology
In-depth training in the characteristics of language and their use in society and culture.

BA Linguistics and Sociology / Overview

Year of entry: 2019

Degree awarded
BA
Duration
3 years
Typical A-level offer

ABB

Typical International Baccalaureate offer

Equivalents to A-level grades are as follows:

A*AA: 37 points overall, with 7,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAA:  36 points overall, with 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects.

AAB:  35 points overall, with 6,6,5 in Higher Level subjects.

ABB:  34 points overall, with 6,5,5 in Higher Level subjects.

NOTE: please check A-Levels for subject requirements.

Full entry requirements

How to apply
Apply through UCAS

Course overview

  • You are interested in the structure of language and its use in society
  • You are looking to be taught by teachers with expertise in languages from all continents
  • You want to develop transferable skills in quantitative methods

Open days

The University holds Open Days regularly (usually June, September and October) where you have the opportunity to tour the campus and find out more about the facilities and courses we offer.

If your application meets our criteria, you will be invited to an interview, as part of a Visit Day designed specifically for your area of study. On this day you will find out more about the School and its resources, and meet members of academic and admissions staff who will be able to answer any questions you have. Any offer of a place will be made shortly after this event.

Fees

Fees for entry in 2019 have not yet been set. For entry in 2018 the tuition fees were £9,250. Future inflationary increases may also be applied to each subsequent year of your course, subject to government regulations on fee increases for home/EU students, and are expected to increase slightly for 2019 entry.

Contact details

Academic department
School of Arts, Languages and Cultures
Telephone
+44 (0)161 275 3211
Facsimile
+44 (0)161 275 3031
Email
Website
http://www.alc.manchester.ac.uk/
Academic department overview

See: About us

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