The BA (Hons) English Language programme enhances your critical awareness and equips you with valuable communication, analytical and critical skills for your future career. Designed with a forward-thinking approach, it integrates your studies with professional contexts and practical applications. Our expert faculty, specialising in areas like forensic linguistics, language education, workplace communication, corpus linguistics, and literary linguistics, inform the curriculum directly.
This programme encompasses a wide range of language analysis, from political speeches and news reporting to everyday conversation and social media, enabling you to hone your linguistic analysis skills and work with linguistic data. You will explore literacy as a social practice, investigate language evolution and acquisition, and gain theoretical knowledge and cutting-edge linguistic skills applicable in legal, educational and business settings, among others.
Our training focuses on critical thinking, independent work, research project design, rigorous text analysis, data management and fostering an advanced analytical mindset. This skill set proves invaluable during your final year dissertation, offering versatility across various industries.
Opting for the placement year will also provide you with invaluable real-world experience, preparing you for the job market.