University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
During this course, you will study the fundamental structures and theoretical principles of English and language in general, and use them to understand and analyse spoken and written English discourse in context. This may include investigating sounds, word meanings, sentence structures, discourse analytical principles, child language acquisition, and language variation and change. Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road Campus.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
Assessment varies widely to reflect different topics and skill sets. This includes on-line blog entries, seminar presentations, conversation and phonetic transcriptions, data collection, research and analysis, syntax trees, and short answer exercises. There are also traditional discussion essays and some formal written examinations.
How to apply
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15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||120 points|
|A level||BBC - BBB||Specific subject required at GCE A level: English Language, English Literature or English Combined (Language & Literature)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||BTEC's are considered for entry, however the Department will also require one of the following subjects at GCE A Level: English Language, English Literature or English Combined (Language & Literature)|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, 30 of which must be at Merit or above (15 of which must be in English)|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||Specifict subject required: English Language, English Literature or English Combined (Language & Literature)|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||28 points||Including 5 in HL English|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3||Specifict subject required: English Language, English Literature or English Combined (Language & Literature)|
Please note that we will accept a maximum of 8 UCAS points from GCE AS Levels and that the Welsh Baccalaureate and A Level General Studies will be recognised in our offer. We will also consider a combination of A Levels and BTECs/OCRs.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|