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Our English Language Studies degree offers linguistic and literary perspectives on the study of English. You will be working with a range of materials, including classic literary texts as well as popular media texts such as advertisements, descriptions, analysis and interpretation of data, thus developing great skills for the workplace.
You will cover a range of topics on how language works both structurally and persuasively and also how language is used in its various literary, social and cultural contexts for effect. We offer a mix of traditional and innovative subject choices and consider new ways of thinking about English Language & Literature. You will be taught the processes of language through grammar and syntax and you will also have the opportunity to study modules in stylistics, education and language. In addition to “literary greats” such as Shakespeare and Dickens, you will learn about contemporary fairy tales and film.
This course is intended for students wishing to pursue a career in professional writing in a range of industries such as publishing, travel and tourism, advertising, public relations and the public service.
It helps them to improve their literacy, develop profound knowledge, gain research and analysis abilities/experience and enhance their oral and written communication skills. Our graduates can go into a wide range of occupations/careers such as law, teaching, journalism, publishing, arts administration, theatre, advertising, manufacturing and finance.