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BA (Hons)

English & a Modern Language

3 Years
September 2023
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Campus Taught
Foundation entry

If you have a passion for language and communication then English and a Modern Language is ideal for you. Combine your love of languages with English Language or Literature and open doors to some fantastic careers.

Why study with us

  • English courses at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked top 20 in the UK and 2nd in the North West for overall student satisfaction (CUG, 2022).
  • Our ‘others in English studies’ courses at the University of Central Lancashire are ranked 1st in the UK for overall student satisfaction (NSS, 2022).
  • You’ll have the opportunity to spend time overseas and immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture.

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What you'll do

  • By choosing the English Language and Linguistics pathway, you’ll gain in depth knowledge of how the language works, including its history, evolution and structure.
  • On our English Literature pathway you’ll study key figures like Shakespeare and Dickens alongside genres such as gothic, graphic novels, theatre, film, and books for children.
  • You’ll become a confident communicator in a language of your choice. If you specialise in a Modern Language then you’ll get to spend a year abroad.

Module overview

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.

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Future Careers

Our English and a Modern Language degree opens doors to exciting career opportunities worldwide. You could work in a wide range of sectors, including teaching, journalism, publishing, arts, theatre and advertising.

Fees and funding

Full-time£9250 per year
Sandwich year£1000 for the sandwich year
Part-time£1540 per 20 credits
Full-time£14250 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

We have a wide range of scholarships, bursaries and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.

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This course is based in the School of Humanities, Language & Global Studies located in the Faculty of Culture and Creative Industries

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