BA Linguistics

University of Cambridge
Cambridge, England, United Kingdom
Bachelor's Degree
Study mode
3 years
Total tuition fee (local)
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Total tuition fee (foreign)
USD 58,353

Entry Requirements

  • A Level: A*AA
  • IB: 40-41 points, with 776 at Higher Level

English language requirements

  • IELTS – normally a minimum overall grade of 7.5, usually with 7.0 or above in each element
  • EU students – a high grade in English taken as part of a leaving examination (eg the European/French Baccalaureate, Abitur etc) may be acceptable
  • Cambridge Certificate of Proficiency in English – grade A or B
  • Singapore Integrated Programme (SIP) – may be considered an acceptable English language qualification


Year 1

  • Sounds and Words
  • Structures and Meanings
  • Language, Brain and Society
  • History and Varieties of English

Year 2

  • Phonetics
  • Phonology
  • Morphology
  • Syntax
  • Semantics and Pragmatics
  • Historical Linguistics
  • History of Ideas on Language
  • History of English/History of French
  • Language Acquisition
  • Psychology of Language Processing and Learning
  • Language Typology

Year 3

  • Linguistic Theory – a general theory paper
  • two further papers

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