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English Language and Linguistics with Year Abroad (BA)

Award
Bachelor of Arts
Duration
4 years
Course type
Full-time
Campus
Avenue
UCAS course code
QQ13

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:

  • Australia

  • Hong Kong

  • New Zealand

  • South Korea

  • Czech Republic

  • Canada

  • Switzerland

You’ll take a range of modules on topics including:

  • applied linguistics

  • psycholinguistics

  • sociolinguistics

  • language teaching

  • 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:

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.

Course location

This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

Download the programme specification

The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.