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BA (Hons)
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English & Modern Language

3 Years
September 2023
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Campus Taught
Foundation entry

If you have a passion for language and communication then our BA (Hons) 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

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  • Our Worldwise Learning Centre offers support with your study of world languages, cultures, travel, and work or study abroad.
  • Our Modern Languages teachers speak more than 20 languages between them. Many also work as interpreters and translators alongside teaching.
  • You’ll have the opportunity to spend time overseas and immerse yourself in your chosen language and culture.

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.

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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£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,385 for the sandwich year
Full-time£14,900 per year
Full-time£9,250 per year
Sandwich year£1,500 for the sandwich year
Full-time£16,500 per year

Scholarships and bursaries

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

Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.

  • Care Leaver Bursary

    Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
  • Estranged student support

    Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.

    Find out more about Estranged student support
  • Dependants Bursary

    Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package. 

    Find out more about Dependants Bursary
  • Contextualised Admissions Bursary

    We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.

    Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary

This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities

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