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Linguistics and Media BA (Hons)

Nottingham Trent University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    24-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This joint honours degree will provide you with a fundamental degree which will equip you with vital skills which many of today's leading employers are seeking. Our LINGUISTICS course will help you to analyse the way language constructs and constrains meaning, which will help you to carry out your own research during your third year of study. MEDIA is a popular course that enables you to design your perfect degree by offering a mixture of theoretical and practical modules that consider approaches to the media industry. You'll gain work experience where you'll be encouraged to develop connections within the industry to build your CV and to expand your career prospects.Linguistics at NTU is joint 3rd in the UK for student satisfaction (NSS 2020). This course will equip you with the tools for analysing language and for conducting your own research. You will become aware of the immense power that our language has to construct and to constrain meaning. To study this course we will not expect you to have prior knowledge of grammar; foreign languages; or technical terminology. It will provide you with the knowledge to analyse language on a deep scale to understand the power that language has to construct meaning in societies. You'll examine the latest developments in clinical linguistics, media discourse, child language acquisition and research in languages and gender. Media is an exciting subject and will allow you to learn from industry professionals and academics who are creating the latest cutting edge research within the field. You'll examine a range of texts and aspects of media including; lifestyle magazines, social networking sites, advertising, public relations, gaming and journalism. From this you'll develop advanced critical analysis skills of media texts, audiences and many institutions. The course incorporates theoretical and practical approaches to the media which will help you to communicate in range of ways. You’ll be encouraged to undertake work experience with influential organisations within the industry to build your CV and your connections within the industry. The course will teach you how to project manage, develop a high level of written and verbal communication and be able to critically analyse media texts, audiences and institutions. This course will provide you with the necessary tools which are needed to understand various communications, societies and the ability to construct meaning of language and to carry out your own research. You'll develop effective theoretical and practical communication, critical thinking, problem solving techniques and analytical skills. Our recent graduates have gone on to work in; social work, healthcare, finance, customer and public relations, journalism and broadcasting. Other undergraduates have pursued careers with; the BBC, Sky, Brit Asia TV, Channel 5 and IBM. Others have gone on to explore roles such as; teaching, speech and language therapy, law, journalism and film and television script-writing. 100% of our joint honours Linguistics undergraduates are in work or further study within six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

Students living in United States
(international fees)

14,500per year

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

University information

Nottingham Trent University

  • University League Table

    46th

  • Campus address

    Nottingham Trent University, 50 Shakespeare Street, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG1 4FQ, England

NTU’s four campuses give students modern learning facilities in a great environment.
International students will feel at home at NTU. With students and staff from over 150 nations, cultural diversity is a core part of its community.
NTU is focused on students’ future, with specific employability support and work experience opportunities on every course.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    25th out of 97

    21st out of 29 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    123 61%

    37th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    73 73%

    18th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    18th

    7
  • Entry standards

    / Max 222
    116 56%

    20th

    4
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    70 70%

    10th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.20 84%

    5th

    8

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