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Undergraduates

Department of Theoretical and Applied Linguistics

 

Prospective Students

Please see our undergraduate study pages for more information on the course and how to apply.

 

In this short video, students and staff talk about what the Linguistics course involves, what makes Linguistics at Cambridge special and some top tips for a successful application.

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Information on the undergraduate degree in Linguistics starts at page 14 of the MML Faculty prospectus, or see the Faculty's information for prospective students.

Preliminary reading - a list of preliminary reading, based on the first year of the Linguistics course.

For more information on the structure of our undergraduate degree in Linguistics, please see the links to the left.

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