• Application Deadline
  • 36 months
    Duration
Deepen your knowledge of the history, forms and use of the world's first truly global language, and develop your own ability to communicate clearly, effectively and persuasively by taking this English Language (Single Honours) (Hons) course at De Montfort University. 

About

Your first year in the English Language (Single Honours) (Hons) course at De Montfort University will introduce you to the study of language in general, how sounds become words, and how words are put together to create meaning; you will develop your ability to take language apart, and through your study, you will also learn how to put it together to create clear effective communication.

You live in a world governed and connected by technology; at DMU we believe that you should study the nature of the 'wired' environment and how it influences who you are. As part of our 'Digital Humanities' strategy, you will have the opportunity to see how communication and language operate online, and how the application of digital tools and methods can deepen the knowledge of your chosen subject area.

Later years offer a module in teaching English, a final year work placement module and the opportunity to study material such as propaganda and interrogation, pragmatics (looking at the gap between what we say and what we mean), psycholinguistics and the political, social, and cultural roles of language.

Graduate careers

The graduates have high-level linguistic, reasoning and analytical skills, making them very employable. We develop our students’ information analysis and presentation skills to produce extremely articulate, adaptable, professional communicators who can operate with ease in any setting and with any group of people.

Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity

    You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.

    Full-time
    • Full-time duration 36 months
    Part-time
    • Average part-time duration 72 months
    • Duration description

      Not available for International. 

  • Credits
    360 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus
  • More information Go to the programme website

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Words in Action: an introduction to Grammar and Linguistics
  • Evolving Language: an Introduction to the Histories of Languages
  • Topics in Linguistics: Theory in Practice
  • Foundations in English Language Teaching for International Learners
  • Modern Foreign Language 
  • Introduction to English and Adaptation
  • Exploring Creative Writing
  • Sociolinguistics
  • Language in Context
  • English Language in UK Schools

English Language Requirements

You need the following IELTS score:

  • Minimum required score:

    6

    The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.

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General Requirements

  • 104 points from at least 2 A'levels
  • BTEC Extended Diploma DMM
  • International Baccalaureate: 24+ Points
  • GCSEs - Five GCSEs at grade A*-C including English Language or Literature at grade C or above or equivalent. 
  • Access - Pass QAA Accredited AHE Diploma with at least 15 credits in Creative Writing, English Language or Literature at grade Merit and GCSE English (Language or Literature) at grade C or equivalent.
  • We also accept the BTEC First Diploma plus two GCSEs including English at grade C or above or equivalent.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    13250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 13250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
  • EU/EEA

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

  • 751 - 1430 GBP/month
    Living Costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Check the programme website for information about funding options.

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.

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