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English Language and Communication BSc (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Science (with Honours) - BSc (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date


  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This degree covers linguistics, psychology and some aspects of speech and language disorders to investigate how we use language and what happens when it breaks down. You’ll learn how to describe language in terms of linguistic structure, sound systems and communication theory. We cover areas from autism to aphasia, from body language to bilingualism, from children to cognition, and from diversity to disorders.**Why this course at Marjon?**• A unique, cross-disciplinary, degree.• Highly practical with varied placement opportunities, for example with schools and care homes.• Good preparation for a postgraduate SLT or teaching qualification.• You’ll have the flexibility and freedom to explore what interests you.**What might I become?**You may be interested in exploring possible careers around language, such as in Speech and Language Therapy, in teaching, in special educational needs or in communications. You could specialise in language special needs in schools or in Higher Education, helping people with dyslexia and other language processing difficulties. You could also go into counselling, teaching or elocution. Note: this degree does not include speech & language therapist or QTS qualifications.**Find out more at Open Day**Open Day is your opportunity to find out more about studying English Language and Communication at Marjon. You’ll meet lecturers and find out why we are ranked second in the UK for teaching quality*. Our student life talks will help you prepare to go to university, covering topics such as careers, funding, sport and our award winning on-campus student support service. You can also take a tour of the campus with a current student and find out about the student-led clubs and societies.Book on to an Open Day at: www.marjon.ac.uk/open-day**Why study at Marjon?**• Awarded SILVER Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).• High quality teaching Ranked No 1 in England for teaching quality in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Joint 12th in UK for Student Satisfaction as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019.• Top 10 in the UK for student experience as ranked by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019*.• 5th in UK for Courses and Lecturers in the Whatuni Student Choice Awards (WUSCA) 2019.*Ranked in The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019, published 23 Sept 2018. Oxford and Cambridge excluded due to low response rates.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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£ 11,000per year

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University information

Plymouth Marjon University

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  • Campus address

    Plymouth Marjon University, Derriford Road, Plymouth, Plymouth, PL6 8BH, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    19th out of 20

  • Entry standards

    / Max 197
    126 59%


  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%


  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.27 85%



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