Linguistics/Spanish BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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    2 (Linguistics)
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Course Summary

Proficiency in linguistics can give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market.Linguistics is a popular course taken on its own or in combination with English, TESOL or a modern language. It is devoted to the scientific study of natural language and concerned with how languages are acquired, structured and applied. Our programme offers a sound knowledge of both theoretical and applied perspectives. The core topics include Syntax, Semantics and Pragmatics, Forensic Linguistics, Sociolinguistics and Phonetics and Phonology as well as Media and Intercultural Communication.Critical thinking and argumentation are transferable skills that are valuable in the job market and sought after by all employers.If you take Spanish as a major or equal subject you will be required to spend your third year abroad. If Spanish is your minor subject, the course will be three years with no period of residence abroad. You will also have the option to study Spanish from beginners level. This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Our Language Resource Centre is equipped with social learning spaces, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories/media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.- If you take Spanish as a major or equal subject you will spend your third year in Spain or Latin America, allowing you to develop your language skills and immerse yourself in the culture.- Extensive preparation for the period of residence abroad. - The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese, and Japanese. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.- Last national inspection saw us obtain excellent marks for our facilities, academic standards and staff/student relations.- Study alongside Erasmus students from our European partner institutions.- We coach practical skills for work including communication skills, presentation skills, essay and report writing, summary skills, interview and questionnaire techniques.- Our Linguistics subject is ranked within the top 20 institutions on the Complete University Guide 2020

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If studied A Level Spanish at Grade B or aboveGrade C or above in English or modern languages subject at GCE A Level is preferred. Humanities and Social Science subjects such as History, Politics, Sociology and Psychology will also be considered

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Manchester Metropolitan University is one of the largest universities in the UK with a community of over 38,000 students. It balances a rich and proud heritage with a modern and ambitious approach, striving to disseminate knowledge and make higher education accessible to those with passion and potential.


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