Please note: The modules listed on the website for this programme are regularly reviewed to ensure they are up-to-date and informed by the latest research and teaching methods. Unless indicated otherwise, the modules listed for this programme are for students starting in 2019. On rare occasions, we may need to make unexpected changes to compulsory modules; in this event we will contact offer holders as soon as possible to inform or consult them as appropriate.
- Fundamentals of Language: Sounds and Words
- Fundamentals of Language: Grammar and Discourse
- Investigating Language
- Plays and Performance
- Language for Literature
Details of first year modules
- Professional Research Skills for Linguists
- 2 English Language options
- Shakespeare: Elizabethan and Jacobean or Themes in Literature option
- 2 Histories of Literature options
Details of second year modules
You can apply to study abroad for a year in an approved university around the world. If you achieve a grade of 2.1 or above in your first year then you will be invited to apply for a Year Abroad in your second year. If your application is successful, you will go abroad in your third year and return to us for your final year.
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In your final year you will undertake independent research, which will be the culmination of your development as an undergraduate researcher. This can either be a 20 credit 'Language Investigation' and a 20 credit 'Literature Extended Essay', or you can choose to complete a 40 credit 'Dissertation' in one discipline.
Apart from this, your final year modules are entirely optional. You will choose two 'Language Special Subjects' and two 'Literature Special Subjects'.
Details of final year modules