English Language BA Honours

Middlesex University
In London (England)

£ 9,000 - (Rs 7,36,982)
VAT incl.

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • London (England)
  • Duration:
    3 Years
  • When:

From text messaging to political speeches and literary works, BA English Language equips you with the tools that you need to analyse all kinds of spoken and written communication. Our course develops skills that are valued by employers in a wide range of careers, combining an in depth study of language and linguistics with advanced spoken and written skills for the professional workplace.

Why study BA English Language at Middlesex?

At Middlesex, we are passionate about language in all its forms. Our course balances theoretical knowledge with analytical skills and practical expertise in communication so you are prepared for a wide range of careers and well equipped to pursue postgraduate study. As part of the thriving School of Media and Performing Arts, we have a particular emphasis on the processes used in professions such as advertising, publishing, and...

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What are the course objectives?

Requirements: Interviews, entrance tests, portfolios and auditions Entry onto this course does not require an interview, entrance test, portfolio or audition.


Where and when

Starts Location
The Burroughs, NW4 4BT, London, England
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What you'll learn on the course

English Language
Communication Training
Skills and Training
Communication techniques
Critical Reading
Exploring Writing
Media Age
Writing Techniques

Course programme

In your first year you will develop your understanding of language and how it is used, critically analyse major literary genres and explore the development and current status of English language around the world. By your second year you will be ready to develop advanced skills in all these areas, looking at language from a psychological, social and practical point of view.

Throughout your second and third year you will also have more flexibility to tailor the course to your interests with optional modules including fiction, translation, and writing techniques. You will be able to explore your interests further through an independent project on a topic of your own choosing. You can also opt to take a work placement in your final year, in preparation for finding employment after graduation.

You can find more information about this course on the programme specification.
Year 1
Core Concepts for Language Analysis (30 Credits) Compulsory
Critical Reading (30 Credits) Compulsory
Introducing Language (30 Credits) Compulsory
Studying English Language (30 Credits) Compulsory
Year 2
Communication Techniques (30 Credits) Optional
Language and Psychology (30 Credits) Compulsory
Language and Society (30 Credits) Compulsory
Exploring Writing B: Fiction and Poetry (30 Credits) Optional
Literature in a Media Age (30 Credits) Optional
Translation Principles and Strategies (30 Credits) Optional
Year 3
Proposition Module (30 Credits) Compulsory
Creating and Understanding Meaning (30 Credits) Optional
Language and Power at Work (30 Credits) Optional
Work Placement Module (30 Credits) Optional
Writing Techniques (30 Credits) Optional

Additional information

£11,200 per year