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A unique opportunity to study the evolution of language and language-learning processes.

Course Resources

Here are some general resources related to Linguistics.


Overview πŸ”— This is the Linguistics selection of the University undergraduate prospectus. The most important information about the course is here, including entry requirements, course structure, and prerequisites.

Faculty website πŸ”— 🌟 This is the official Faculty webpage for prospective undergraduates, which links to various resources.

Unofficial Prospectus πŸ”— This is an unofficial prospectus put together by the Cambridge University Student Union; it’s written based on students’ perspectives and gives a better sense of what the day-to-day experience as a Linguistics student is like, compared to official materials.

More things to explore

Studying Linguistics at Trinity College πŸ”— 🌟 A great interview with Dr Napoleon Kapsos from the Department of Linguistics at Cambridge.

CambTweet Linguistics πŸ”— 🌟 Follow the daily life of a Cambridge Linguistics student through this Twitter account.

Application Resources

Reading Lists πŸ”— These are the reading lists for the papers that first-years take. Don’t be intimidated by how long they are; they’re intended to be worked through over the course of a full academic year, and honestly no one reads everything anyway.

FAQ πŸ”— 🌟 Some useful information about the course for prospective applicants.

Admissions test specimen πŸ”—

InsideUni Linguistics interview experiences πŸ”— 🌟 Current students talk about their interview experience, as well as sharing some tips. We’re biased, but we think they’re useful!