At York we are driven by an interest in what language is, in every sense.
Our university encourages research-led teaching. We offer a wide range of courses guiding you into linguistic research.
Professor Monika S. Schmid
Head of Department
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1st in the UK
We’re ranked 1st in the UK for the quality of our research - according to the Times Higher Education’s ranking of the latest REF results (2021). Also, 100% of our research impact is rated 4* - REF’s highest rating.
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The Department of Language and Linguistic Science is 10th in the UK for Linguistics in the QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2023.