601–800 th
World University Rankings 2021
151–200 th
Young University Rankings 2020
126-150 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, M15 6BH, United Kingdom

English/Linguistics - Manchester Metropolitan University

Pair these two subjects and you can explore the many ways writers have helped to reflect and shape the world around them, and look at how language they use is formed, what it means and how it evolves. English: Rise to the challenge of English and you’ll set off on an exciting intellectual journey to a future filled with creative possibilities. This course takes an innovative, modern approach to literature, focusing on drama, prose, fiction and poetry from the 17th century to the present – balancing the traditional with the modern. Flexibility is key to our approach and as your course progresses you’ll be able to choose course units to suit your own particular interests, such as creative writing, film and cultural theory. Or why not focus geographically and culturally on writing from the USA, Ireland, Africa, India and the Caribbean? And in your final year, you’ll get a chance to spread your wings with a substantial piece of project work that presents a thesis, building on the skills you’ve been developing over previous years. Our lively department is staffed by internationally renowned writers and critics, and there’s a strong research culture, creating a learning environment that is both supportive and intellectually challenging. And with our extensive cultural links both in Manchester and further afield, you’ll be in the right place to begin building a creative network for your future. Linguistics: Linguistics is where sound and meaning meet, offering the chance to look at how language is formed, what it means and how it evolves. Language is fascinating – not only in its depth of meaning and its capacity for expression, but in its form, function and development. Just as we use it to influence others, it’s a part of who we are – reflecting us as individuals and as a wider society. Studying Linguistics with us is your opportunity to unravel it all. The programme offers a range of units devoted to the scientific study of natural language, giving you an in-depth understanding of how languages evolve, how they’re structured and what they have in common. You’ll also learn about how languages are acquired and used. While your course begins with the fundamentals of the subject, you’ll have some flexibility to explore and pursue the areas which interest you most. You can also study Linguistics as part of a joint honours with TESOL, or combined with a language or other subject – you’ll find details about both options later in this brochure.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Main Site,ManchesterUnited Kingdom