Linguistics and Culture with Foundation Year (BA) 48 months Undergraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

LinguisticsMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

Linguistics

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA Linguistics and Culture with Foundation Year lets students study linguistics together with a language - students can choose from French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish - along with the associated culture of that language. In the linguistics component of the course, students will learn about the structure and functions of language, and how people use language to communicate information and meaning about themselves and their identity. Students will learn how to construct and evaluate linguistic arguments and how to compare and evaluate different ways of analysing data. Students will also explore the nature and limitations of various theoretical frameworks. By studying linguistics, students can develop a scientific, critical approach to understanding how language works and how it functions within society. A unique feature of the course is that students will learn how to apply linguistic methods and models to real-world problems and contexts. Graduates can pursue careers in publishing, education, policy-making or language education. This degree can also be useful in becoming a translator, English as a Foreign Language teacher, publishing copy editor/proofreader, civil service fast-streamer or editorial assistant.

Program overview

Main Subject

Linguistics

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA Linguistics and Culture with Foundation Year lets students study linguistics together with a language - students can choose from French, German, Italian, Japanese or Spanish - along with the associated culture of that language. In the linguistics component of the course, students will learn about the structure and functions of language, and how people use language to communicate information and meaning about themselves and their identity. Students will learn how to construct and evaluate linguistic arguments and how to compare and evaluate different ways of analysing data. Students will also explore the nature and limitations of various theoretical frameworks. By studying linguistics, students can develop a scientific, critical approach to understanding how language works and how it functions within society. A unique feature of the course is that students will learn how to apply linguistic methods and models to real-world problems and contexts. Graduates can pursue careers in publishing, education, policy-making or language education. This degree can also be useful in becoming a translator, English as a Foreign Language teacher, publishing copy editor/proofreader, civil service fast-streamer or editorial assistant.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
48+
1200+
83+
Jan-2000

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