Are you interested in the foundations of the English Language? While studying a degree in English Language, you will analyse the origins of the language and how it has evolved over time. You will look at linguistics and grammatical structures, and the diverse styles of English spoken in the UK and around the world.
Graduates of English Language degrees will have developed strong transferable skills such as a mastery of linguistics and strong communication skills. Careers paths can include marketing, journalism, lecturing, writing, communications and academia.
Your masters degree will be delivered through lectures and seminars, with a possibility of group projects. Modules you study might include:
The UK is a popular destination for international students who want to study abroad. With a wide range of universities offering a variety of courses, there are so many opportunities that students might not be able to find elsewhere. Each university will pride itself on offering high quality education from leading teaching professionals. A qualification gained in the UK will be well regarded across the globe, making an education in the UK a great investment in your future. As well as this, there are many highly ranked universities in the UK, around 17 of which are consistently appearing in the top 100 of the QS World University Rankings.
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