United Kingdom

University of Essex

22 nd
Young University Rankings 2014
251–300 th
World University Rankings 2018
Wivenhoe Park, Colchester, Essex, CO4 3SQ, United Kingdom

University of Essex

English Language and Sociology (Including Foundation Year)

Our BA English Language and Sociology (including foundation year) is open to Home, EU and international students. It will be suitable for you if your academic qualifications do not yet meet our entrance requirements for the three-year version of this course and you want a programme that increases your subject knowledge as well as improves your academic skills. This four-year course includes a foundation year (Year Zero), followed by a further three years of study. During your Year Zero, you study four academic subjects relevant to your chosen course as well as a compulsory academic skills module.In what ways are an informal conversation, a consultation with your doctor and a political news interview similar? How has globalisation affected languages in today’s world? How has social and geographical mobility given rise to the formation of new accents and dialects of English? Do men speak differently from women? BA English Language and Sociology enables you to apply the study of the structure of modern society to sociolinguistic concerns such as accent and dialect variation, multilingualism and language in the media. In your final year you have the opportunity to tailor your degree by choosing some modules that are best suited to your interests.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-10-01
  • Location
    Colchester Campus,Colchester
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,285
  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    4 years
  • Start date
    2018-01-01
  • Location
    Colchester Campus,Colchester
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250
  • International Year 1 £12,285