BSc Politics & English Language

Aston University
In Birmingham (Grossbritannien)

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Wichtige informationen

  • Postgraduate
  • Birmingham (Grossbritannien)
  • Wann:
    Freie Auswahl
Beschreibung

Why choose this course? English Language at Aston is ranked 13th (out of 105 programmes in the UK) in the Guardian University Guide 2015 Politics at Aston is currently ranked Top 20 in the UK for Employability in the latest Guardian University Guide and Sunday Times University Guide
English Language achieved 100% Overall Satisfaction in the 2014 National Student Survey Internationally recognised research, backed by the Aston Centre for Europe (ACE) 

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Voraussetzungen: 3 years full time or 4 years with integrated placement year UCAS Code: QL32  Typical Offers A-levels: ABB from 3 A-levels. General Studies accepted.  If your predicted grades are close to those stated in Aston's typical offers and if you are interested in Aston University and the courses we offer we encourage you to apply to us as one of your 5 UCAS choices. In addition to your predicted grades, when making offers we also consider your previous academic performance (eg AS grades, GCSEs), your school/college reference and the commitment and motivation you...

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Wo und wann

Beginn Lage
Freie Auswahl
Birmingham
West Midlands, B4 7ET, West Midlands, Grossbritannien
Plan ansehen

Was lernen Sie in diesem Kurs?

English Language
Conflict
Politics
Options
Credit
IT
Teaching
English
University
Communication Training
Skills and Training

Themenkreis

This multi-disciplinary programme takes a practical approach to the teaching of Politics and English Language, through the optional placement year and professionally relevant modules which draw directly on our Aston’s cutting-edge research. You will examine the major issues facing governments across the world, and the policies developed and delivered by governments and other organisations. You will also be provided with the theoretical knowledge and understanding of English language and how it works in society. Important strengths of the course include the research-active teaching staff who are internationally recognised for their work on Western and Eastern Europe, Forensic Linguistics, Language and Gender and TESOL Studies. Aston is one of only a few UK universities to offer Politics and English Language with a fully integrated placement year. The distinctive placement year is an optional feature of the programme and is designed to give you real life experience and to act as a springboard for your future career. Our Politics and English Language graduates are in demand from a wide range of employers where a sound understanding of societies, organisations and institutions is required. It will also provide you with a range of desirable skills such as communication skills, critical thinking and the ability to evaluate data.


Sample module options: The modules below are indicative only. When an offer is made, students will receive a detailed programme specification which forms part of our terms and conditions.

Click on the module titles to find out more.

Year 1 Core modules:
Information Skills     LP1012
Introduction to Politics     LP1019
British Politics since 1945     LP1020
Introduction to the European Union     LP1065

Introduction to English Language: contexts, modes and media     LE1085 
Introduction to English Language: Language in Society     LE1086 
Grammar and Meaning     LE1008 
Academic Communication Skills     LE1087 


Year 2 Core modules:
Research Methods in Political and Social Studies     LP2006
Comparative Government and Politics     LP2007
The Politics and Policies of the European Union     LP2020
History of Political Thought     LP2001

Research Methods in Language and Communication     LE2019 
Variations of English     LE2053 
Working with Language Data     LE2032 


And choice of options to total 20 credits:
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  (20 Credit)   LE2055 
Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages  (10 Credit)  LE2012 
Language at Work     LE2007 
Computer-mediated communication     LE2057 
The Language of the Law     LE2056 
Language in the News Media     LE2022 
Work Based Project (10 Credit) LE2058
OR 
Work Based Project  (20 Credit) LE2059



Year 3

Optional Placement


Final Year Core:
Politics Research Dissertation     LP3004 

English Dissertation     LE3006 


Choice 40 credits from the following optional modules:
The International Relations of East Asia     LP3015 
Religion and Politics of Contemporary Europe LP3016
Political Communication     LP3018 
The American Presidency     LP3019 
Nationalism & Political Power     LP3020 
Political Parties and Party Systems     LP3024 
Conflict and Politics in Contemporary Balkans     LP3025 
Contemporary Conflict     LP3028 
Diplomacy and Soft Power    LP3029
The Far Right in Europe     LP3030 
The Challenges of Climate Change    LY3031
Understanding Foreign Policy    LP3033
Northeast Asia: From Conflict to Cooperation    LP3034
Gender and Politics    LP3035
Interest groups and lobbying    LP3036
Regions and Regionalism in Europe     LP3412 
Contemporary Political Theory     LP3416 
Political Leaders: Case Studies and Comparative Perspectives     LP3415 


Choice of options to total 40 credits:
Spoken Discourse Analysis     LE3022
Learning English    LE3026
Corpus Linguistics     LE3028 
Multimodal Analysis     LE3029 
Language as Evidence     LE3031
Language Contact and Globalization     LE3033