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English Language and Linguistics with Year Abroad (BA)

Bachelor of Arts
Typical Offer
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4 years
Course Type
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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.

This course is also available as a 3-year variant, without the year spent studying abroad.

We regularly review our courses to ensure and improve quality. This course may be revised as a result of this. Any revision will be balanced against the requirement that the student should receive the educational service expected. Find out why, when, and how we might make changes.

Our courses are regulated in England by the Office for Students (OfS).

Course location

This course is based at Avenue.

Awarding body

This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.

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