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English Language and Modern Languages (Hons), B.Sc.

  • Application Deadline
  • 48 months
    Duration
University rank #442 (QS) Birmingham, United Kingdom
The English Language and Modern Languages (Hons) course offered at the Aston University aims to provide you with a theoretical knowledge and understanding of the English language, how it works in society and its role in the world today.

Overview

At the same time we emphasise the practical application of English Language studies to the real world through professionally relevant modules in areas such as Teaching and Learning English or Language in the Workplace or Language and the Law. Your First Year of studying English Language and Modern Languages (Hons) course offered at the Aston University will give you a broad introduction to language and meaning, to the influence of form and context and to the role of language in society. 

In the Second Year you build upon the themes introduced in your First Year through the study of core and elective modules designed to equip you to describe the features of spoken and written language in technical detail, as well as collecting, managing and working with linguistic data. 

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Detailed Programme Facts

  • Programme intensity Full-time
    • Full-time duration 48 months
  • Credits
    480 alternative credits
  • Languages
    • English
    • Partially taught in French
    • Partially taught in Spanish
  • Delivery mode
    On Campus

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Introduction to Linguistics
  • Introduction to Discourse Analysis
  • Language and Society
  • French Language Skills
  • Introduction to the French -Speaking Countries
  • Working With Language Data
  • Written Text Analysis

English Language Requirements

  • 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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  • Minimum required score:

    78

    The TOEFL iBT ® measures your English-language abilities in an academic setting. The test has four sections (reading, listening, speaking, and writing), each with a score range of 0-30, for a total score range of 0-120. Read more about TOEFL iBT ®.

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General Requirements

  • A Levels: ABB - BBB from 3 A-levels, including French/Spanish Grade B. General Studies accepted. 
  • IB: 32-33 points in the IB diploma including TOK/Bonus points. Standard level Maths and English 5 required and Higher Level French/Spanish grade 6.
  • Access: Pass Access to HE Diploma with Merit in each module.  Humanities or Social Sciences Access course preferred, but other courses considered on an individual basis.  A-level grade B in French/Spanish or equivalent.
  • BTEC: National Extended Diploma DDD.  A-level grade B in French/Spanish or equivalent.  Mix of Diploma/ Subsidiary Diploma/A-levels acceptable.

Tuition Fee

  • International

    15600 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 15600 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
  • EU/EEA

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 48 months.
We've labeled the tuition fee that applies to you because we think you are from and prefer over other currencies.
  • £1,250 during placement year for UK/EU students
  • £2,500 during placement year for overseas students

Living costs for Birmingham

  • 765 - 1140 GBP/month
    Living Costs

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Funding

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