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English Language and Sociology BA (Hons)

Bangor University

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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    27-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

English Language: English is an important language socially, politically and economically. Today it is a global language, with an estimated 1.5 billion speakers worldwide. English is the best-described language in the world and by studying for a BA in this field you can become proficient in understanding how English works, why and how it is used, where it has come from, as well as gaining knowledge in linguistic study. A degree in English Language teaches transferrable skills which include but are not limited to: critical reading and evaluation, research and analytical skills, proficiency in diverse modes of presentation (written, electronic and spoken), problem solving, working effectively with others, working with and without supervision, time management, information technology skills, effective interpersonal communication and personal organisation.

Sociology: Sociology, and this course, investigates social life and the way it shapes people's behaviour, beliefs and identity. Its subject matter ranges from an examination of the face-to-face interactions of daily life, to large-scale social institutions, social movements and global processes. By understanding the social world, we gain a better understanding of ourselves and our own social situations. The study of sociology provides a sound foundation for a wide range of careers in the media, administration, personnel, teaching, and community and social work.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Typical offer is based on a minimum of 104 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.• A Levels (no specific subjects required)• International Baccalaureate Diploma • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: MMM• City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: Case by case• Access: Pass• Welsh Baccalaureate is acceptedInternational Candidates: School leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements

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University information

Bangor University

  • University League Table

    72nd

  • Campus address

    Bangor University, Bangor (Wales), LL57 2DG, Wales

International students receive a high level of support at Bangor. The university also offers generous scholarships.
Most of Bangor's degrees can be undertaken with a placement year or international experience to gain valuable employability skills.
To help develop students’ careers, many degrees are accredited by professional bodies of global repute.

Subject rankings

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    45th out of 106 9

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  • Entry standards

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    118 58%

    49th

    13
  • Graduate prospects

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    60 60%

    75th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.30 86%

    15th

    35
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    111 56%

    69th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    54 54%

    58th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

    11th

    3

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