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21 September 2023

Linguistics is the scientific study of language. It bridges social sciences, humanities, and natural sciences. UC's Linguistics department has close ties with the New Zealand Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour, a thriving research hub that attracts internationally renowned scholars. Learn more about our Linguistics department.


Study Linguistics

Language seminar

The Corpus is housed at UC, and allows students to explore New Zealand English from the 1800s.

This UC-edited publication shares research on the varieties of English spoken in New Zealand.

UC has ties with the multi-disciplinary NZ Institute of Language, Brain and Behaviour.

Meet our students

Linguistics news and events

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