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The BA (Hons) English Studies for Teaching undergraduate programme is designed for speakers of English as a native language who want to work as teachers of English as a foreign language.
English Studies is the study of both English Language and English Literature. It is a rich and thoughtful field in which to do a degree. You study both high-level issues of Language – grammar, syntax, rhetoric and writing styles – and also theoretical and philosophical aspects of language – how language functions in relation to community and politics, issues of language and power, forms of English, and so forth. At the same time as this, you take a range of courses in English Literature, developing your understanding of the subject.
English Studies for Teaching is both functional, and cultural. English Studies is usually read in relation to a further strand: communications and media; practical journalism skills; or pedagogical skills in relation to the teaching of English.
The programme consists of a combination of courses in English language / communication studies together with literature courses and specialist courses in TEFL Skills & Methods and Teaching Young Learners and Teaching Literacy.
Students wishing to study the BA (Hons) English Studies for Teaching must meet the following requirements:
UCAS Points: 240
English language: IELTS of 6.0 or TOEFL of 213
The University of Buckingham was founded in 1976. It is the only independent University in the United Kingdom to hold a royal charter, which gives it the power to award its own degrees. It is a non profit-making charity. From...