Why study English Language at Wolverhampton?

Studying English Language provides you with a broad understanding of the nature, history and diversity of the English language and the ways in which meaning is shaped through language use in a variety of social contexts.

You will acquire the theoretical knowledge and skills required for analysing spoken, written and multi-modal texts in a variety of contexts. There is a strong emphasis on studying the way language is used in the real world. Through debate and discussion, you will develop critical and independent thinking.

You will also engage with practical applications of language research and have the opportunity to take part in a Professional Development Award.

English Language can be studied with one of the following:

Meet the Team 



Contact Details

Dr Debbie Orpin

Senior Lecturer and Course Leader English Language


01902 32 3544

Ms Josiane Boutonnet

Senior Lecturer English Language


01902 32 3495

Dr Tom Dickins

Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Linguistics


01902 32 2460

Dr Irina Moore

Senior Lecturer Linguistics


01902 32 3480