About this course
Learn about the history and structure of English, and its use in different societies. Explore its development and the linguistic science behind it. You'll spend a year studying at a partner university abroad to experience a new culture and develop your skills. You can also choose from a wide range of modules that follow your interests and career goals.
This course will give you an advanced knowledge of contemporary English, its development, systems and use around the world. You'll learn analytical, research and personal skills relevant to a range of careers.
You'll spend your third year studying at a partner university in countries such as:
You’ll take a range of modules on topics including:
English around the world
You can also study a foreign language and take modules in related disciplines, such as philosophy and film.
As part of this course you can:
choose an area that interests you for your dissertation topic
take part in writing workshops at Nuffield Southampton Theatres
access a unique collection of rare books at the Chawton House Library
explore experimental writing with our Entropics events
This course will give you training and expertise that are of special interest to many employers. It provides the knowledge and skills to follow a wide range of careers.
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.