- If you have a passion for language and communication then English and a Modern Language is ideal for you. Combine your love of languages with English Language or Literature and open doors to some fantastic careers.
- In choosing to study a Modern Language alongside English Language and Linguistics or English Literature you will greatly enhance your communication skills and gain the experience needed for a successful career in a wide range of exciting professions.
- If you’re fascinated by the structure and usage of the English language, then our English Language and Linguistics pathway is for you. If you love exploring and analysing literary texts and their relationship to society and culture, you can opt for our English Literature route.
- The Modern Language aspect will focus on developing excellent verbal and written communication skills in a language of your choice. You’ll have the opportunity to spend time overseas and immerse yourself in the society and culture of a country where your chosen language is spoken.
- Our Literature in English courses are ranked 2nd in the UK for academic support and 5th in the UK for learning resources – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
- Our Linguistics courses are ranked 1st in the UK for teaching quality and 2nd in the UK for academic support – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
- You’ll have the opportunity to spend time overseas and immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture.
- Through our Worldwise Learning Centre you can gain further practical experience with five-day placements and short-term internships, for example as a social media intern, an events assistant or a language buddy.
Year 1 (120 credits): Core Modern Language Module (40 credits or 60 credits for ab initio languages), Reading Texts: Literary Theory (20 credits), Introduction to Renaissance Literature (20 credits) or English Language and Linguistics Modules TBA (20+20 credits), Free-choice Elective/s Module Students studying their Modern Language from post A level will be able to take two free choice elective modules each worth 20 credits. You can choose an additional modern language or one of a wide choice of elective modules available from across university subject areas. Year 2 (120 credits): Core Modern Language and Society Modules (20+20 credits), Modern Language Optional Module (20 credits), A World of Difference : Literature and Globalisation (20 credits), Live Literature Project (20 credits) or English Language and Linguistics Modules TBA (20+20 credits), Free-choice Elective Module Year 3 (120 credits): Assessed Year Abroad (120 credits) OR Core Modern Language Module (20 credits), The Shock of the New : Modern and Contemporary Literature (20 credits) or Core English Language and Linguistics Module TBS (20 credits), 3 Option Modules, one from each subject area (20+20+20 credits), Dissertation or Translation Project (20 credits) Year 4: As above for students returning from Year 3 abroad
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.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
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|