Linguistics BA (Hons)

University of Cambridge

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UCAS CODE Q100
This course covers systematic study of human language. Superficially, there’s huge variation among the world’s languages, and linguists not only describe the diverse characteristics of individual languages but also explore properties which all languages share and which offer insight into the human mind.The study of linguistics draws on methods and knowledge from a wide range of disciplines. For instance, the study of meaning draws on philosophy, the analysis of the speech signal uses methods ... READ MORE

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Full time | Christ's | 3 Years | OCT-21

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Uni rankings

WUSCA student ranking
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41st / 131
CompUniGuide ranking
Complete University Guide Ranking
Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st
CompUniGuide subject ranking
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Source: Complete University Guide 2021
1st

Start date and duration

Start date
OCT-21
Full Time
3 Years

Linguistics

Drop-out rate
Drop-out rate
The percentage of students who didn't finish the course.
Calculated by 100% - (% of students continuing course + % of students completed course)
100 - 95 = 5% Drop-out rate
Source: UNISTATS, 2019

Employment rate
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Average salary
Average salary
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Linguistics graduate salary at this uni
£23,000
UK Linguistics graduate salary
£20,000

Modules
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Source: IDP Connect, September 2020

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Source: HESA, 2018

Linguistics

Top 5 A-levels taken by students who study this subject at uni
Mathematics
50%
French
45%
History
33%
English Literature
31%
Spanish
25%

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05 Dec 18

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Where you'll study

University of Cambridge

St Andrew's Street Cambridge
Cambridgeshire
CB2 3BU United Kingdom Nearest train station: Cambridge  0.6 miles away

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