Taught course

Language, Culture and Communication

Institution
University of Birmingham · Department of English Literature and Creative Writing
Qualifications
MA

Entry requirements

We usually require an upper second-class Honours degree, or equivalent, in English Language, Media Studies, Journalism, Communication Studies or another relevant subject (e.g. Linguistics, Translation Studies, TEFL/TESL, English Literature). Appropriate work experience will also be taken into consideration.

Months of entry

September

Course content

Are you interested in understanding and critiquing the ways in which language is used in politics, the media, and intercultural communication?

This course is intended for those who wish to upgrade their professional and academic standing in discourse studies, linguistics, semiotics, and/or intercultural communication. It is particularly well-suited for students with backgrounds in linguistics, communication and related fields who want to move into higher education, journalism, and research into the role of communication in media, politics and society.

The programme combines a range of core modules and optional modules to ensure that you develop a solid foundation in the discipline area whilst also having the flexibility to pursue your own specific research interests.

Qualification and course duration

MA

full time
12 months

Course contact details

Name
Mrs Sheila Brady
Email
s.a.brady@bham.ac.uk
Phone
+44 (0)121 414 5696