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English/Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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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

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is subject to a review which may mean a change to the units of study.**Overview**The Combined Honours programme offers you an opportunity to study two subjects at degree level, enabling you to benefit from high quality teaching across more than one subject.**English:**English is a well-established humanities discipline, which explores the role of the written word in defining and transforming human experience. The modern discipline of English is rooted in the study of literature and the language in which it is written. Students of English can expect to study all major periods and forms of literature and to learn how to analyse literary texts by drawing on disciplines such as history, sociology and politics. The study of English develops strong critical thinking and communication skills, attributes that are highly valued in humanities graduates by employers. At the Manchester campus, the English department has access to a community of internationally renowned writers and critics through the Manchester Writing School, one of the most successful of its kind in the UK. The Creative Director is Carol Ann Duffy DBE (Poet Laureate 2009-2019). You will develop the necessary skills in critical thinking and communication that are of value to graduates entering a wide array of career paths.**Teaching English to Speakers of other Languages:**Proficiency in modern languages and linguistics will give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. We have been providing professional language courses for more than 30 years and our staff are nationally, and in many cases internationally, recognised experts in their field. Our strong local, national and global links will help to enhance your study and future employment opportunities.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Allows you to combine the study of two subjects.- Choose the balance of your subjects in Years 2 and 3 of the degree.- Workshops and readings by published writers including Carol Ann Duffy DBE (Poet Laureate 2009-2019), who is a professor in poetry at the Manchester Writing School.- This course seeks to give you a head start in finding work overseas as a teacher of English as a foreign language.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : BCC - BBC

Grade C or above in an English subject at GCE A Level is preferred, e.g. English Language, English Literature, English Language/Literature. Subjects such as Religious Education, History, Media Studies and General Studies will also be considered

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    27th out of 81 4

    59th out of 106 1

  • Entry standards

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    130 65%

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    8
  • Graduate prospects

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    76 76%

    36th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    52nd

    8
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    121 59%

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    7
  • Graduate prospects

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    62 62%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    65th

    26

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