English Language at Edge Hill University offers you a varied experience, investigating a wide range of language matters, delivered by a highly-qualified and research-active team.
You’ll discover the fascinating world of the English language, both spoken and written, and understand its international influence.
You will acquire the skills to analyse linguistic data, learn how to apply different theoretical perspectives in researching English Language, discover the diversity of English and appreciate how language contributes to the identities of its users.
First years are introduced to advanced language study across a broad range of topics. Second and third year modules allow more specialised study of historical and contemporary language issues.
There are a wide choice of modules, addressing issues such as approaches to sociolinguistic variation, forensic linguistics, phonetics and language and gender.