Welcome to Linguistics: /welkǝm tu lɪŋgwɪstɪks/

Linguistics is the study of how language works and how it is used. Studying Linguistics will give you a thorough understanding of the mechanisms and applications of language.

Linguistics can be studied with one of the following:

Meet the Team 

The team is committed to high-quality teaching, which puts the interests of the students first, as well as the development of research and publishing activities. To learn about the research undertaken by the staff, please click on their names.



Contact Details

Dr Debbie Orpin

Senior Lecturer and Course Leader English Language


01902 32 3544

Judith Hamilton

 Senior Lecturer TESOL


01902 32 3345

Dr Tom Dickins

Senior Lecturer and Course Leader Linguistics


01902 32 2460

Dr Irina Moore

Senior Lecturer Linguistics


01902 32 3480

Dr Marion West

 Senior Lecturer


01902 32 3468


Linguistics Quiz

Why not have a go at the University of Wolverhampton Linguistics / Language Quiz? You may not know all the answers, but you can try to guess the ones you don’t know.