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UCAS CODE Q100
This degree focuses on how language works, how it is structured and what it does, from the physical properties of speech, to how languages change and develop over time. You learn about the growth and development of language in the brain as well as methodologies for the scientific study of the human language faculty. In addition, you study a modern language from a choice of French, German, Portuguese, Spanish, Chinese or Japanese.
Grades / Points required
Not currently available, please contact university for up to date information.
Not including General Studies. An A Level in Maths or Science is preferred but not essential.
Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.We particularly encourage applicants with some qualifications in mathematical and/or scientific fields. As the course contains a combination of scientific thinking, language skills, and mathematical reasoning, it may be especially suited to the personality of students who have enjoyed both mathematics/science and arts/humanities subjects.Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
We welcome applicants with English Language, English Literature, or English Language and Literature qualifications. Applicants with qualifications in Mathematics and the Natural Sciences are also encouraged.
If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification, we will vary our offer to recognise this. Your project can be in any topic.
A qualification in Maths or Science is preferred but not essential.
We particularly encourage applicants with some qualifications in mathematical and/or scientific fields. As the course contains a combination of scientific thinking, language skills, and mathematical reasoning, it may be especially suited to the personality of students who have enjoyed both mathematics/science and arts/humanities subjects.
Applicants will be considered on an individual basis
The most common A-levels taken by students who end up studying this subject at uni.
Newcastle University is a future-focused institution with a long history of delivering high quality education, and reputation for academic excellence. It is a founding member of the elite Russell Group, and is known for world-class research and innovative teaching methods across a comprehensive portfolio of subject areas.
There is an enrolled population of around 28,000 students from over 140 countries, and the teaching faculty have been recognised for their quality with a Gold standard rating in the most recent TEF assessment — the highest available. The university is continually investing in its campus facilities and human capital, ensuring that students have access to state-of-the-art and industry relevant equipment as well as a highly fulfilling learning experience.
Where you'll study
Newcastle upon Tyne