English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

Course Overview - English Language and Linguistics BA (Hons)

Discover how English has developed through history and how it varies in different societies. Youll explore the language, its structure and the linguistic science behind it. You can also choose from a wide range of modules that follow your interests and career goals in the subject.

This English language and linguistics degree will give you an advanced knowledge of contemporary English, its development, systems and use around the world. Youll learn analytical, research and personal skills relevant to a range of careers.

You will be able to follow modules in applied l...

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Course Information

Study Mode

Full-time

Duration

3 Years

Start Date

23/09/2024

Campus

Main Site - Highfield Campus

Course Address
Highfield
Southampton
SO17 1BJ

Application Details

Course Code

Q311

Institution Code

S27

Points of Entry

Year 1

Entry Requirements

UCAS Tariff

Scottish Higher

We normally consider applicants who offer at least 1 Advanced Higher. Applicants presenting with only Highers will be considered on a case by case basis. Where Highers are taken over two years it might be expected that higher grades are achieved, particularly in any specific subjects required. For example, S5 – S6 (2 years): AABBB (A in specific subject) or S6 (1 year): ABBBB (A in specific subject). Unless a more advanced level (Higher or Advanced Higher) is specified in the stated entry requirements, all applicants will be required to have achieved a pass in Mathematics and English at Standard Grade, Grade 3 or National 5, Grade C, the equivalent of GCSE Grade C/ Grade 4 We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner's potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Access to HE Diploma

60 credits with a minimum of 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 must be at Distinction and 15 credits at Merit, plus B in A level English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

32

Pass, with 32 points overall with 16 points at Higher Level, including 5 at Higher Level in English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme. International Baccalaureate Career Programme (IBCP): Offers will be made on the individual Diploma Course subject(s) and the career-related study qualification. The CP core will not form part of the offer. Where there is a subject pre-requisite(s), applicants will be required to study the subject(s) at Higher Level in the Diploma course subject and/or take a specified unit in the career-related study qualification. Applicants may als

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

Distinction, Distinction in the BTEC National Extended Diploma plus B in A level English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)

H1,H2,H2,H2,H3,H3

H1 H2 H2 H2 H3 H3 including English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

GCSE/National 4/National 5

Applicants must hold GCSE English language (or GCSE English) (minimum grade 4/C) and mathematics (minimum grade 4/C)

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DD

Distinction, Distinction in the BTEC National Diploma plus B in A level English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Scottish Advanced Higher

Offers will be based on exams being taken at the end of S6. Subjects taken and qualifications achieved in S5 will be reviewed. Careful consideration will be given to an individual’s academic achievement, taking in to account the context and circumstances of their pre-university education. Please see the University of Southampton’s Curriculum for Excellence Scotland Statement for further information. Applicants are advised to contact Admissions for more information.

Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal

D3,M2,M2

D3 M2 M2 in three principal subjects including English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)

B

ABB from 3 A levels including English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences or AB from two A levels including English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences and B from the Advanced Welsh Baccalaureate Skills Challenge Certificate Offers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)

D

Distinction in the BTEC National Extended Certificate plus AB at A level to include English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Science *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish. We are committed to ensuring that all learners with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a learner’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Applicants who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme.

A level

A,B,B

Typical Offer: ABB including English Language or another relevant essay writing subject* in Humanities or Social Sciences If you are taking an EPQ in addition to 3 A levels, you will receive the following offer in addition to the standard A level offer: BBB including English Language or another relevant essay writing* subject in Humanities or Social Sciences and grade A in the EPQ We are committed to ensuring that all students with the potential to succeed, regardless of their background, are encouraged to apply to study with us. The additional information gained through contextual data allows us to recognise a student’s potential to succeed in the context of their background and experience. Students who are highlighted in this way will be made an offer which is lower than the typical offer for that programme. Offers typically exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking. *Relevant essay-writing subjects include English Language and Literature, English Literature, French, German, History, Italian, Latin, Philosophy, Politics, Psychology, Sociology, Spanish.

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