- If you’re curious about how language works, or how to teach English to speakers of other languages, then our English Language and Linguistics course has lots to offer you.
- This is a flexible programme – you get to choose which modules you’d like to study based on your interests and career aspirations.
- We focus on developing your written skills, giving you work experience opportunities, and providing you with an exciting range of modules which you can pick and choose from depending on your career interests.
- There are two pathways – the standard pathway, and the Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL) route. The TESOL route allows you to gain an internationally recognised teaching qualification, the Trinity Cert TESOL, alongside your degree.
- Bachelor of Arts with Honours in English Language and Linguistics is ranked 1st in the UK with 98% of students satisfied with the quality of feedback and assessment (National Student Survey 2020)
- We’re ranked 2nd in the UK for academic support, and 5th for student satisfaction – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
- This is a flexible course – choose from a wide range of modules depending on the career you’d like to pursue.
Standard Path Way Year 1: English Language Workshop (academic writing and employability), English Syntax and Phonology, From Sound to Meaning, Language Variation in Society, Analysing Texts. You also have 1 elective choice module from the following; Language, Gender and Identity, History of English Literature, Writing Identities, A Modern language or BSL, TESOL (Teaching English to Students of Other Languages) Subjects Covered at Year 2 and 3: Framing the News, Language, Mind and Brain, Sociolinguistics, Semantics and Pragmatics, Accents and Dialects, Foundations of English Grammar, History of English, English Morphology, Corpus Linguistics, The Language of Literature, Power in Talk, Discourse and Argumentation, English in Education, Language Pathology and Clinical Linguistics, Forensic Linguistics, English Syntax, English Phonology, Contrastive Linguistics. TESOL Pathway Year 1: English Language Workshop (academic writing and employability), English Syntax and Phonology, From Sound to Meaning, TESOL Core modules, An Elective choice Subjects Covered at Year 2 and 3: English Language and Linguistics choices (see above), Along with: Teaching Practice in TESOL, Teaching Skills for TESOL, TESOL and World Englishes, Project Planning and Research Methods, Current Issues in TESOL, Work Experience in TESOL, TESOL Core 1A/1B
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
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- Year 2
- Year 3
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6||with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|