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English Language and Communication (Hons)

Plymouth Marjon University

36 months
Duration
12000 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

Learn how language influences and creates social change with the English Language and Communication (Hons) program of the Plymouth Marjon University.

Overview

Course Summary

Communication is at the heart of everything we do as humans. Studying in the English Language and Communication (Hons) program of the Plymouth Marjon University you'll get into topics from advertising to autism, from body language to bilingualism, from creativity to cognition, from diversity to disorders, from English past to English present, from form to function and so on. This fascinating and practical degree covers the science of language and linguistics, the psychology of language and even some aspects of speech and language disorders in children and adults, to help you understand what happens and how people can be helped.

At the practical level, you’ll learn how to describe language in terms of linguistic structure, sound systems and communication theory. You will analyse what people say and the way they say it, in conversation, politics, media and advertising. If you want to learn about language, human beings and the way they interact, this degree is perfect for you!

What might you become?

You will excel in careers where strong communication is crucial. You might move into teaching, counselling or language therapy or teaching English in another country. Areas such as advertising, management and publishing need good language and good communication skills, while many other graduates work freelance or are employed as proof readers, translators or technical writers. There is also a growing need for work on ‘plain English’ documentation.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Linguistics
  • Phonetics & Phonology
  • Language & the Life-course
  • Human Communication
  • Developing Skills for Life
  • Beyond Words

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 36 months
  • Part-time
    • 72 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Language

English
IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Credits

120 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

English requirements

IELTS admission requirements IELTS The International English Language Test System (IELTS) tests your English-language proficiency on a scale of 1 – 9. The score refers to the combined average score of 4 subjects (writing, listening, speaking, and reading).
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Other requirements

General requirements

  • Three A-levels at grades CCC or above; English Language and/or Psychology A-level are helpful but not essential.
  • Or BTEC triple grades MMM or above.
  • Or Access 23-45 D/M with min 6D.
  • And GCSE English Language at grade 4 or grade C or above.
  • Applicants with other qualifications and/or experience will be considered on an individual basis.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    12000 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 12000 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.

Funding

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