What will I learn?

Single-use. VAR. Floss. Plogging. Gammon. All recently shortlisted for word of the year, and an example of how the English language is constantly evolving. This degree will cover all aspects of the form and use of spoken and written English and consider the ways it has developed over time, how it is changing, and how and what it is used for. The programme is dynamic and innovative, with highly qualified staff who are experts in their fields. You will gain skills in listening, transcribing and analysing language and learn how to apply them to areas such as teaching English, forensic linguistics and psycholinguistics.

Which department am I in?

English, History and Creative Writing

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available
Start date

September 2022


Ormskirk (Main Campus)

St Helens Road,



L39 4QP, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have: High School Diploma with a GPA of 2.75 or above; plus either four AP (Advanced Placement Programme) courses at grade 3 or above; or three AP courses at grade 4 or above; or First Year of University/College; or 3 x SAT subject tests at 550 points or 1200/1600 in the SATR; or ACT (minimum scores in English 18, Maths 22, Reading 20, Science 20-overall average score 21).

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.