Important strengths of theSociology and English Language (Hons) programme offered at the Aston University include the research-active teaching staff who are internationally recognised researchers in fields such as ethnic and gender equalities, global change, theories of social change, forensic linguistics, language and gender and TESOL studies.
The placement year is an optional feature of the programme and is designed to give you real life experience and to act as a springboard for your future career. Our graduates are in demand from a wide range of employers where a sound understanding of societies, organisations, institutions and communication skills are required.
The placement year is optional for students studying English Language and Sociology. Unlike some other universities, the placement year at Aston is not a ''bolt-on'' year, it is an integral part of your degree for which you are prepared in your second year.
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- Introduction to Linguistics
- Introduction to Discourse Analysis
- Language and Society
- Introduction to Social Theory
- Becoming a Social Scientist
- Working With Language Data
- Written Text Analysis
- Advanced Social Theory
- Research Methods
- 36 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesSociology Languages View 617 other Masters in Sociology in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- ABB - BBB from 3 A Levels. General Studies accepted.
- A Level applicants who select this course as their Firm UCAS choice may be eligible for our lowered offer scheme. This means that the grades that you will need in order to be accepted on to the course will be reduced.
- We welcome applications from students who have tried to improve their examination grades by taking resits. We treat these applications in exactly the same way as other applications.
International15950 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 15950 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
National9250 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 9250 GBP per year and a duration of 36 months.
- UK students During placement year: £ 1,250
- International/EU students During placement year:£2,500
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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