Hear from a tutor and student about studying English Language at Liverpool Hope. Language has a profound influence on our way of thinking, seeing and interpreting the world around us. It is a persuasive tool and is used as an instrument of power by governments and large organisations.
This course examines a wide variety of versions of English and their social, cultural and historical contexts. You will explore the international role of English as a global phenomenon.
With its emphasis on real language in use, the course examines the relationship between language and society through the analysis of contemporary materials such as news texts. You will be taught by academics who are actively engaged in research and have published in their specialist fields.
Tutors are members of Linguistics organisations including The British Association for Applied Linguistics and the International Society of World Englishes. They also belong to a thriving research group on popular culture.
Why choose this subject? 93% of students were satisfied overall with English at Liverpool Hope University (National Student Survey 2015).
The English department has international links with institutions abroad including Sun Yat-sen University, China, the Catholic University of South Korea and Ateneo de Manila in the Philippines, as well as established links with European universities through the Erasmus programme.
The department has a thriving research culture and lecturers are widely published. This means that your courses are informed by the latest thinking in the subject.
32.3% of research output quality rated as world-leading, this Unit is ranked 4th in the North-West for Research Intensity. (Research Excellence Framework 2014) Subject Guides
Read more about studying English Language at Liverpool Hope in our English Language Subject Guide.
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English Language Subject Guide 2017 The programme specifications for this subject can be downloaded below.
English Language This degree is available as a full time course for all