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English, Bachelor's, 3 years

  • Years3 Years
  • ECTS credits180

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What you Learn

Required Learning Outcomes

On completion of the programme the students should have the following learning outcomes defined in terms of knowledge, skills and general competence:

Knowledge

On completion of the programme, graduates are able to

  • apply analytical concepts, theories, and methods for the scientific study of language, literary texts, and cultural contexts
  • describe the central aspects of linguistic and literary systems using linguistic and literary terminology 
  • describe, explain and analyse specialised topics in English linguistics, e.g. phonetics and phonology, morphology, syntax, semantics and pragmatics, sociolinguistics, and language history
  • describe, explain and analyse specialised topics in British, American, and World literatures, literary criticism, and critical theory 
  • describe, analyse and interpret a variety of literary texts 
  • discuss and assess the significance of historical and cultural contexts to the interpretation of texts

Skills

On completion of the programme, graduates are able to 

  • critically engage with scientific concepts and methods  
  • analyse authentic linguistic data and a variety of literary and non-literary texts
  • examine links and interfaces between language structure and use
  • examine links and interfaces between literary texts and historical and cultural contexts
  • demonstrate and employ key research abilities:
    • assess research materials from a range of sources, primary and secondary
    • evaluate different sources and identify what is significant in a large body of material
    • recognise and cite open-access and other scholarly databases, including literary and linguistic journals, glossaries, language corpora and other accredited scholarly resources
    • read diverse texts closely and critically
    • analyse problems, compare and evaluate different views
    • formulate independent and well-argued hypotheses
    • initiate and complete a piece of independent, original research (bachelor thesis)
    • reflect on their acquired research abilities

General competence 

On completion of the programme, graduates are able to

  • think and argue analytically, critically, and independently about topics within their academic field 
  • use their research skills to find, evaluate, and use information within their academic field
  • work autonomously, motivate themselves, plan their own work, and achieve goals and meet deadlines
  • employ collaborative skills ¿ the ability to engage in critical and constructive discussion as part of a team
  • demonstrate written communication skills ¿ the ability to write clearly and effectively in English, and to adjust writing style appropriately to the content, the context, nature, and purpose of the subject
  • demonstrate oral communication skills ¿ the ability to communicate effectively and efficiently in spoken English, to explain their ideas to others and to present a longer argument with confidence

The above knowledges, skills, and competences are acquired by/through

  • autonomous work
  • preparing for and participating in lectures and seminars
  • written assignments
  • peer review and feedback in small-group seminars and collaborative group projects
  • individual supervision/one-to-one tutorials offering advice and feedback on written work
  • giving and receiving feedback on oral presentations
  • initiating, planning and completing a piece of independent, original research

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About the programme

Study code in NUCAS
184887

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