As one of the largest departments of Linguistics in the UK, we offer a wide range of BA (Hons) degrees right across the fields of English Language and Linguistics. Several modules focus on aspects of Cognitive Linguistics (e.g., Ling 228 Child Language Acquisition, Ling 229 Language Origins and Evolution, Ling 324 Cognitive Linguistics, and Ling 330 Language, Culture, and Thought).
For more information on pursuing an undergraduate with us, please visit the undergraduate study webpage.
We also have an exciting range of postgraduate programmes, both campus-based and by distance. Students benefit from working with staff with international research reputations. Several of our MA modules focus on topics in Cognitive Linguistics (e.g. Ling 439 Cognitive Linguistics, LING 490 English Grammar: A Cognitive Approach, and Ling 438 Experimental Approaches to Language and Cognition).
For more information on our MA degrees, please visit the following MA webpage.
Our doctoral programmes have a history of outstanding, and sometimes award-winning, doctoral theses, both on our PhD Linguistics by Research Only, and on our partially taught PhD in Applied Linguistics by Thesis and Coursework.
For information on studying for a doctoral degree, please visit the PhD webpage.
Visiting Researchers and PG Students
The department welcomes applications from academic staff or students from other universities who wish to spend a period of up to 12 months at Lancaster to engage in language-related research.
For more information on becoming a Visiting Researcher or a Visiting Student, please visit our Visitors webpage.