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English Language and Linguistics (Including Placement Year) BA (Hons)

University of Essex

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QQ15

  • Study mode

    Sandwich

  • University Ranking

    44th

    18
  • Subject Ranking

    47th

    3 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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    113

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    72

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    3.91

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    08-OCT-20

Course Summary

Language is central to all human activity from important negotiations between nation states to spontaneous conversations in cafes. Through student’s study of language, they come to understand the nature of human social life. On a placement year students can gain relevant work experience within an external business, giving them a competitive edge in the graduate job market and providing them with key contacts within the industry. 

Students are assessed through a combination of coursework (assignments, essays and tests) and end-of-year examinations; Weighted 50% coursework and 50% exams depending on which modules they choose. Other assessment methods include quizzes, presentations, portfolios, group work, and projects. On completion of this course our graduates have gone on to have careers in a wide variety of fields, including teaching, journalism, advertising, marketing, travel, communications, publishing, speech and language therapy, and business administration.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBB

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

44th

About this University

The University of Essex: home to the daring and the tenacious, a place for the ambitious and the bold. It's a close-knit and supportive community that has a powerful global outlook – with almost 15,000 students from more than 140 different countries, students can find the world in once place at Essex.

Address

Colchester Campus

University of Essex

Wivenhoe Park

Colchester

CO4 3SQ

UNITED KINGDOM