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English Language with Year Abroad BA (Hons)

Queen Mary University of London

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Travel back to the origins of the English language, and study its evolution into the 21st century.The programme will introduce you to the foundations of the English language and its linguistic structure, including sound (phonetics and phonology), structure (syntax) and meaning (semantics), along with discourse, style, and vocabulary.You’ll study sociolinguistics, examining the diversity of English spoken in the UK and around the world, and how the language is learned by children and non-native speakers. You’ll develop and hone your practical skills in transcribing English using the International Phonetic Alphabet, analysing its structure and variations in form, alongside strengthening and deepening your academic writing and critical thinking.Building on research methods learned in your second year, you'll undertake original data analysis for a final-year dissertation, focusing on an area of English Language that interest you most – such as digital communication, language and gender, or communication disorders and speech therapy.

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
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19,250per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Queen Mary University of London

  • University League Table

    35th

  • Campus address

    Queen Mary University of London, Admissions and Recruitment Office, Mile End Road, Tower Hamlets, E1 4NS, England

Queen Mary students enjoy the security and friendliness of campus in a famous city, with guaranteed accommodation for all first-year undergraduates in Year 1.
Queen Mary is a truly global university. It has students and staff from over 160 countries, and has sites in London, China, Malta and Paris.
Research at Queen Mary is world-leading across disciplines, with academics making a major impact across all subject areas.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    35th out of 106

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    132 64%

    35th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    66 66%

    55th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.92 78%

    89th

    9

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