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. Media and Communication: Media and Communication will provide you with the opportunity to critically analyse the ways in which the media industry shapes and is shaped by our world. There are also opportunities to learn practical skills in our dedicated film/television and radio studios and in our animation and page design suites.