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English language, linguistics and foreign languages

Language is at the heart of communication and forms the fundamentals of all types of culture, trade, business and behaviours. Crossing borders and spanning generations, learning to use language effectively will position graduates to face business challenges on a local and global scale.

Why choose this subject area?

  • A fresh take on traditional writing and the opportunity to study contemporary works that speak directly to our everyday lives.
  • An expert academic team to support you and build your confidence as you develop into a literary scholar.
  • A flexible programme of study, allowing you to concentrate on areas you find especially interesting.
  • Teaching rated excellent by 92.14% of our students in the 2018 National Student Survey.
  • CV-building potential through work placements and extra-curricular activities.

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Course title UCAS entry tariff UCAS code
BA (Hons) English Language and Applied Linguistics 104 Q151
BA (Hons) English Language and Creative Writing 104 Q1W1
BA (Hons) English Language and Journalism 104 Q1P9
BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics 104 Q150
BA (Hons) English Language and Literature 104 Q1Q3
BA (Hons) English Language and Media 104 Q1P7
BA (Hons) English Language with a Language 104 Q1R9, Q1T9
BA (Hons) English Language with English Language Teaching 104 Q1X3
BA (Hons) English Language with Film 104 Q1W6
'The overwhelming support I got from my lecturers was amazing. Whenever I had interests that lay beyond the topics covered, they always gave me the freedom to explore those subjects and weave them into my coursework. This individuality has really helped me find out what I want to do in life.'

Laura de Haan

BA (Hons) English Language & Communication with Journalism