University of Roehampton

Course Introduction

' Learn with experts in a personalised and friendly small class environment. ' Develop your own projects and explore language that is personally relevant to you. ' You will have the opportunity to study TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) and language modules. ' Roehampton is ranked the best modern university in London (Sunday Times Good University Guide 2016) and the most research'intensive modern university in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014).

Course Modules

Year 1: meaning in language; language, society and power. Optional modules: language change; accents and dialects; hands on language; language and logic; approaches and methods in language teaching; translation concepts and strategies. Year 2: English in its social context 1; English in its social context 2; discourse and conversation analysis 1; discourse and conversation analysis 2; phonetics and phonology; words and sentences 1; words and sentences 2. Optional modules: language and gender; stylistics; digital literacies; language in the media; child discourse; syntax; bilingual language use; pragmatics; writers, texts and contexts; history and theory of translation. Year 3: language acquisition; semantics; psycholinguistics; sexist language; language and the market; language issues in multilingual settings; philosophy of language; the linguistics of sign language; forensic linguistics; language disorders; 2nd language acquisition; English as a global language; English for specific purposes; intercultural communication.

Duration & Attendance Qualification Tuition fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £12,500  Academic year. First year overseas fees
3 years
Full Time
BA (Hons) £9,000  Academic year. First year home fees
5 - 7 years
Part Time
BA (Hons)

Qualifications required:

  • International Baccalaureate 25
  • Tariff 112-128
  • Tariff (Scottish qualifications) 112-128
  • GCE AS-level
  • BTEC National Certificate (12 units)
  • BTEC National Diploma MMD
  • BTEC National Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Extended Diploma MMD
  • BTEC Level 3 Diploma D*D*
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Diploma
  • GCE A-level
  • SQA Higher
  • SQA Advanced Higher
  • OCR Certificate for IT Professionals
  • OCR Certificate/Diploma for iMedia Professionals
  • OCR L3 Certificate for Young Enterprise
  • OCR L3 Certificate in Mathematics for Engineers
  • OCR L3 Quals in ICT Systems and Principles
  • OCR National Certificate (6 Units)
  • OCR National Diploma (12 Units)
  • OCR National Extended Diploma (18 Units) M2
  • OCR Diploma for IT Professionals
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Certificate
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Award
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Specialist Extended Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 Subsidiary Specialist Diploma
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Certificate
  • BTEC Scottish Higher National Diploma
  • BTEC Level 3 National Certificate

Key Course Information

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85% Overall, I am satisfied with the quality of the course

The course is well organised and is running smoothly 93%
I have been able to access general IT resources when I needed to 77%
The library resources and services are good enough for my needs 70%

£18,000 Average salary 6 months after course has finished

80% Go on to work and/or study

In work 55
Studying 25
Studying and working 0
Unemployed 15
Unknown 5

23% Total study time lectures

Total Written: 7%

Total Coursework: 82%

Total Practical: 11%

£905 - £905
Typical cost of university accommodation

£1,030 - £1,236
Typical cost of private accommodation