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English with Modern Standard Arabic BA (Hons)

Manchester Metropolitan University

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Course options

  • 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

These courses give you the opportunity to study English in combination with another language. You will undertake practical language classes for your minor language, while also developing an understanding of the social and cultural environment in which the language is spoken.The English element of this course takes an innovative, modern approach to the study of literature, focusing on drama, prose, fiction and poetry from the 17th century to the present, and balancing the traditional with the modern. Students who have studied English Literature or Language appreciate the courses core interest in the analysis of literary language, and those with good qualifications from across the humanities perform just as well. We pride ourselves on our excellent teaching, flexible provision, highly positive student feedback and strong research culture.Proficiency in modern languages 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.**Minor languages available:** French, Spanish, Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese, German, Italian and Japanese. This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Regular readings, visiting speakers and literary events.- All strands of our degree programmes offer the opportunity to study abroad for a term.- The opportunity to be taught by internationally recognised academics in a variety of specialist areas.- Opportunities to work with acclaimed authors on creative writing in a variety of genres. The Department of English is a large and vibrant community of internationally renowned writers and critics. The department is home to the Manchester Writing School, led by Carol Ann Duffy DBE (Poet Laureate 2009-2019).- Students have a wealth of opportunities to engage with the many conferences, readings, research programmes, festivals and competitions run by the department, and to build their own networks among our many partners in the dynamic Manchester cultural and creative community. - Our Language Resource Centre is equipped with wireless laptops, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories, media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.- The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Modern Standard Arabic, Mandarin Chinese and Japanese. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

An English subject at 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

    59th out of 106 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 59%

    43rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    65th

    26

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