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English Language & Linguistics BA

UCAS code: Q100

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

On our Bachelor of Arts (Hons) in English Language & Linguistics, you will focus on the relationships between language, society and culture. You will develop a thorough understanding of the role language plays in different social contexts, such as in traditional media and on social media, in teaching and education settings, in professional institutions, and in creative language use such as novels and films. You will also explore the links between language and the mind, and study the sounds, words and structures of English. You will have many opportunities to undertake projects which involve collecting and analysing linguistic data.

Key benefits

  • Taught by academics who have an international reputation for world-leading research in language, linguistics and communication.
  • Small class sizes, supportive learning environments and approachable teaching staff.
  • Central location gives easy access to major libraries and educational institutions in the London area.
  • Development of skills that are valuable for a wide range of professions, such as publishing, advertising, journalism, public relations, speech and language therapy, teaching and research.
Hannah

The course offers so many varied and interesting modules that you are able to build up your skills based on what you need for your future.

Hannah, BA student

Employability

Our English Language & Linguistics BA can lead to a career in language research, publishing, public relations, marketing; in the mass media and communications industries; in working with people with language disabilities; in teaching; or to professional roles in multilingual communities. Your in-depth understanding of how language operates in and shapes the modern world will give you access to a wide range of career opportunities.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Media Campaign Executive
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Communications Officer
  • Social Media Executive
  • English Teacher
  • Copywriter
  • Digital Media Editor
  • Local Government Executive Officer
  • Marketing Co-ordinator

Employability

Our English Language & Linguistics BA can lead to a career in language research, publishing, public relations, marketing; in the mass media and communications industries; in working with people with language disabilities; in teaching; or to professional roles in multilingual communities. Your in-depth understanding of how language operates in and shapes the modern world will give you access to a wide range of career opportunities.

Destinations

Recent graduates have found employment within the following job roles and companies:

  • Media Campaign Executive
  • Broadcast Journalist
  • Communications Officer
  • Social Media Executive
  • English Teacher
  • Copywriter
  • Digital Media Editor
  • Local Government Executive Officer
  • Marketing Co-ordinator

Key information

Course type:
Single honours
Delivery mode:
Classroom
Study mode:
Full time
Duration:
Three years
Application status:
Open
Start date:
September 2023
Application deadline:
25 January 2023
Apply via UCAS

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