Joint Honours degrees offer you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. Our LINGUISTICS course will help you to analyse the way language constructs and constrains meaning which will help you to carry out your own research during your third year of study. HISTORY will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across top the Americas, Asia and the Far East. Both subjects will help you to think critically, develop an open mind and develop excellent analytical skills. Both subjects will help you to communicate more creatively and academically and will help you to develop strong analytical skills. Linguistics is the study of human language. NTU’s linguistics courses are in the UK’s Top 15 for student satisfaction (NSS 2017). This course will equip you with the tools for analysing language and for conducting your own research. You will become aware of the immense power that our language has to construct and to constrain meaning. To study this course we will not expect you to have prior knowledge of grammar; foreign languages; or technical terminology. It will provide you with the knowledge to analyse language on a deep scale to understand the power that language has to construct meaning in societies. You'll examine the latest developments in clinical linguistics, media discourse, child language acquisition and research in languages and gender. This course will provide you with the necessary tools which are needed to understand various communications, societies and the ability to construct meaning of language and to carry out your own research. NTU has a 91% student satisfaction rate for linguistics (NSS 2017). History offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. This course requires you to be passionate, focused and to use digital technology to undertake independent study and library research. The History department have a close network of companies and over 250 museums across the East Midlands to help provide you with exciting placement opportunities to help you build your CV and to make your own connections within the industry. This joint honours degree will equip you with the vital tools that are needed to analyse language and to discuss the power that language has to construct meaning in our worlds. 92% of our linguistics joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16). You'll enhance your interpersonal skills, critical thinking and help you to develop excellent problem solving techniques. This degree will also help you to become more focused, independent and motivated. Many of our recent graduates have gone on to work in a variety of exciting roles such as recruitment consultants and speech and language therapists. Others have carved roles within law, journalism, script writing, publishing and public relations.