About the courseThis multi-disciplinary programme takes an applied approach to the teaching of Sociology and English Language, through the optional placement year and professionally relevant modules which draw directly on our cutting-edge research. You will be provided with a theoretical knowledge and understanding of the English language, how it works in society and its role in the world today. You will also examine social processes, organisational dynamics and inter-group relationships. Important strengths of the course include the research-active teaching staff who are internationally recognised researchers in fields such as ethnic and gender equalities, global change, theories of social change, forensic linguistics, language and gender and TESOL studies. The 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 graduates are in demand from a wide range of employers where a sound understanding of societies, organisations, institutions and communication skills are required. When an offer is made, students will receive a detailed programme specification which forms part of our terms and conditions.BSc (Hons) Sociology and English Language4-year course, Full timeOptional sandwich year, Optional year abroadDuration3 or 4 YearsCourse optionsNo placement
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AboutAston University was founded in 1895. It is a long established research-led University known for its world-class teaching quality and strong links to industry, government and commerce. The university mission is to deliver and maintain a sustainable campus that enhances the student experience. Its charter outlines objectives appropriate to a technological university to advance, disseminate and apply learning and knowledge by teaching and research, for the benefit of industry and commerce and of the community generally and to enable students to obtain the advantage of a university education. Students from over 120 countries choose to study at Aston University - a safe and friendly environment enjoyed by a global, multicultural community.
At the university, it offers a wide range of high quality, innovative courses to inspire and challenge the students. Whether the students are planning to study at undergraduate or postgraduate level, there are only a few steps to take. Its courses are designed to meet the needs of the real world and prepare students for a rewarding career. The Aston University campus is located on a green 60 acre, self-contained site in the Centre of Birmingham, within 5-10 minutes’ walk of the main shopping, business and entertainment areas of the city. It will always be a welcoming, safe place to live and study and it is committed to ensuring that the campus remains open to students from across the world.
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