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BAEnglish Language with Media Communication

University of Essex
United Kingdom, Colchester
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Overview

Does language in the media affect people’s opinions and actions? How is language used in social and traditional media for politics, art, and business communication? What does the language used in the media tell us about English-speaking societies?

This course explores the structure and use of the English language as well as how Media is used to communicate, from the perspectives of both businesses and politicians and also in every day society.

This unique combination of studying English language and Media communication provides an interesting curriculum and the broad range of areas covered opens many doors, giving you an edge in the global job market.

Programme structure

Year 1

Careers and Employability Skills for Languages and Linguistics
Sounds
Skills for Linguists
Language in Society
Words and Sentences
Media, Culture and Society
Truth, Justice, and the Nature of Politics (optional)
Contemporary Texts and Contexts (optional)

Year 2

Careers and Employability Skills for Languages and Linguistics
Semantics and Pragmatics
Sociolinguistics
Language and Sex
Marketing Management
Digital Marketing and Social Media
Discourse, Rhetoric and Power
Research methods for language and linguistics
Social Psychology (Sociology): Self and Interaction
Digital Society

Final year

Careers and Employability Skills for Languages and Linguistics
Conversation and Social Interaction
Media and Institutional Talk
Project: Linguistics
Mass Media and Modern Life
Language Rights (optional)
Cultural Ideology and Film (optional)

Career opportunities

An English Language degree opens the door to a career in a variety of areas, including education, IT, HR, and writing. The media aspect of this course will specifically prepare you for a career in the media industry. By combining these two subject areas you add an edge to your CV and ensure you gain knowledge and experience in both areas simultaneously.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States