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BA in Linguistics And The English Language (Full Time)

Bangor University

Bachelor Degree , Linguistics

Course Description

This course allows you to combine study of Linguistics with modules in English Language. The two subjects are complementary, allowing you to gain a full understanding of the way in which language abilities develop as well as developing your knowledge and capabilities in the use of English language. Linguistics is described more fully on the Linguistics page. In the introductory modules of the course you will look at issues such as how our language changes according to the context in which it is being used and how men's and women's language use differs.

This course allows you to combine study of Linguistics with modules in English Language. The two subjects are complementary, allowing you to gain a full understanding of the way in which language abilities develop as well as developing your knowledge and capabilities in the use of English language. Linguistics is described more fully on the Linguistics page. In the introductory modules of...

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Course Content

Year 1

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • QXL-1110: Introduction to Language (20) Core

60 credits from:

  • QCL-1018: Disgrifio Iaith (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-1020: Intro to English Grammar (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-1115: Intro to Phonetics & Phonology (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-1116: Introduction to Meaning (20) (Semester 2)

40 credits from:

  • QXL-1112: Language, Literature & Culture (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-1113: Language and Society (20) (Semester 1) or
    QCB-1113: Iaith a Chymdeithas (20) (Semester 1)

Year 2

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • QXL-2222: History of English (20) Core
  • QXL-2235: Introduction to Bilingualism (20) Core

80 credits from:

  • QXE-2003: Jonson to Johnson (20) (Semester 2)
  • CXC-2008: Ymarfer Ysgrifennu (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-2201: Sounds and Sound Systems (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-2204: Morphosyntax (20) (Semester 1)
  • QCL-2245: Ieithyddiaeth Gymraeg (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-2250: Functions of Discourse (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-2253: English Teaching in Classroom (20) (Semester 2)
  • QCL-2271: Amrywiaeth yn y Gymraeg (20) (Semester 2)

Year 3

Compulsory Modules

Semester 1

  • QXL-3341: Dissertation (40) Core or
    QCB-3341: Traethawd Hir/Dissertation (40) Core

Semester 2

  • QXL-3341: Dissertation or
    QCB-3341: Traethawd Hir/Dissertation

Optional Modules

80 credits from:

  • QXL-3313: EFL Theory (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3316: Language Disorders &Bilinguals (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3318: L2 speech learning (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3320: SLA and Language Teaching (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3329: Teaching EFL (20) (Semester 1 + 2)
  • QXL-3335: Bilingual & Acquisition Issues (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3349: Psycholinguistics (20) (Semester 1)
  • QCL-3370: Agweddau ar Ddwyieithrwydd (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3372: Welsh Linguistics (20) (Semester 2)
  • QXL-3376: Cognitive Discourse Analysis (20) (Semester 1)
  • QXL-3377: Using Corpora: Theory&Practice (20) (Semester 2)

Year 1 Compulsory Modules Semester 1 QXL-1110: Introduction to Language (20) Core 60 credits from: QCL-1018: Disgrifio Iaith (20) (Semester 2) QXL-1020: Intro to English Grammar (20) (Semester...

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Entry Requirements

For joint degrees you should also look at the entry requirements for your other chosen subject. Typical offer is based on a minimum of 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g.

  • A Levels (no specific subjects required)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma
  • BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma: DMM
  • City & Guilds Advanced Technical/Extended Diploma: considered on a case by case basis
  • Access: Pass
  • Welsh Baccalaureate is accepted. International school leaving qualifications

International Candidates: school leaving qualifications and college diplomas are accepted from countries worldwide (subject to minimum English Language requirements). More information here. 

We also welcome applications from mature applicants.

*For a full list of accepted Level 3 qualifications, go to www.ucas.com.

For joint degrees you should also look at the entry requirements for your other chosen subject. Typical offer is based on a minimum of 112 tariff points from a Level 3 qualification* e.g. A Levels (no specific subjects required) International Baccalaureate Diploma BTEC National/Extended Diploma and Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma:...

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Assessment Methods

Assessment involves a variety of approaches - essay writing, practical assignments, empirical research studies, oral presentations and examinations.

Assessment involves a variety of approaches - essay writing, practical assignments, empirical research studies, oral presentations and examinations.