**Please note that Combined Honours degrees at Liverpool Hope University are split 50/50. This means both subjects will be studied equally.** **English Language** Language has a profound influence on our way of thinking, seeing and interpreting the world around us. It is a persuasive tool and is used as an instrument of power by governments and large organisations. Our English Language degree **examines a wide variety of versions of English and their social, cultural and historical contexts**. It has been specially designed with a focus on the role of language in society and to give you an overview of the historical development of English. You also explore the international role of English as a global phenomenon. With its emphasis on real language in use, the degree examines the relationship between language and society through the **analysis of contemporary materials** such as news texts. We pride ourselves on offering a **challenging and stimulating degree with a wide range of innovative teaching** and assessment methods. You will be **taught by academics who are actively engaged in research** and have published in their specialist fields. We provide you with a supportive and collegial environment that helps you to reach your full potential. With a strong commitment to small-group teaching and the personal development of all of our students, we strive to support you in the pursuit of academic excellence. **Marketing** Marketing is one of the **most challenging, fast-moving and exciting disciplines** in business globally. Our Marketing degree has a theoretical focus that is combined with practical examples of how companies apply the theory on a day-to- day basis, meaning that what you learn is not only academically sound but also rooted in the realities of today’s dynamic marketplace. During your degree, you will be **provided with the key skills and knowledge that will enable you to understand marketing context**, marketing research and the discipline’s central role to business success, while allowing you to reflect on the moral and ethical implications of marketing behaviour. The ever advancing fields of Social Media and digital marketing run through the marketing curriculum as central themes and allow you to reflect on the dynamic challenges and opportunities that these technological and cultural changes provide. The degree has been designed so that you **learn from research-active staff** while at the same time being mentored and given masterclasses by industry leaders. Marketing focuses on a wide range of organisations, from SMEs to global multinational companies, and we have close interaction with the **Chartered Institute of Marketing** (CIM). Studying a comprehensive view of the marketing world prepares you for a career in organisations of any type and size.