BA English Language & Communication
can lead to a career in language research, in the mass media and communications industries, in working with people with language disabilities, in teaching, or to professional roles within multilingual communities. A detailed understanding of how language operates in and shapes the modern world will open the door to a wide range of career opportunities. Recent graduates have found employment as • Assistant Accounts Executive, Lexis PR • Broadcast Journalist, ITN • British Heart Foundation, Communications Intern • Freelance Editor • Freelance Journalist • Graduate Teacher Training Programme, a secondary school • Cognita Ltd, Online Journalist • Teacher (FE English), FE college.
The BSc Science Engagement & Communication offers an excellent platform for those who wish to pursue a wide range of careers in science engagement and communication including working in • science journalism • broadcasting • science policy • government consultations • scientific and medical charities • research councils • science communication • design • science centres & museums • zoos and science festivals as well as academia and research.
Students taking the Foundation Degree /BA in Education Studies
will gain a deeper understanding of their work in school. Students formalise and build on existing skills while gaining a qualification that will enhance their employment opportunities. The Foundation Degree/BA in Education Studies can also be the first step to a Postgraduate Certificate of Education and to Qualified Teacher Status.
Teaching methods include lectures, small group discussions and problem solving, as well as personal dissertation supervision. Many modules are informed by the research specialisms of the staff who make a strong contribution to international research.. The majority of teaching will be face-to-face but this is supplmented by use of the King’s virtual learning environment.
The department is based in the Franklin-Wilkins Building, Waterloo Bridge Wing with all the facilities offered by the College easily available and the cultural attractions of the South Bank on its doorstep. The on-site library and computing facilities are readily accessible together with the opportunity to use the University of London library at Senate House.