ENGLISH LANGUAGE & LINGUISTICS: - English language focuses on the past and present uses of the English language from everyday conversation to the language of literature and the media. You will have access to two dedicated laboratories complete with special software for learning about and analysing spoken and written language. HISTORY: - The study of history is the study of change and continuity in human society through time. In this wide-ranging programme you will learn different approaches to studying the past as a way of understanding the present in its political, economic, ideological, social and cultural sense.History hosts the Centre for Gender History which works closely with external organisations in the field of women’s and gender issues. You’ll be able to take courses offered by members of the Scottish Centre for War Studies which offers expertise in war and conflict from medieval times to the present day.