English Language: This course examines a wide variety of versions of English and their social, cultural and historical contexts. You will explore the international role of English as a global phenomenon. With its emphasis on real language in use, the course examines the relationship between language and society through the analysis of contemporary materials such as news texts. History: Students studying History at Hope will have the opportunity to study a wide range of historical periods and topics with elements in British, European and International History from the late medieval age to the twentieth century. You will engage with a wide variety of historical evidence throughout the whole of your degree programme.