English Language and English Language Teaching (ELT), BA Hons

English Language and English Language Teaching (ELT), BA Hons

This programme allows students to study the principles of language and communication, and the practise of English language teaching, while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subject pathways.

The programme combines the academic study of language and communication with practical training in English language teaching (ELT). It prepares students for a wide range of career opportunities from Education (e.g. teaching of English as a first or second language in the UK or abroad) and research in language and acquisition to publishing, media, and the computer industry.

The aims of the programme are:

  • To help students develop analytical and critical thinking skills
  • To give students an understanding of the properties and analysis of human language
  • To provide students with an understanding of the process of language acquisition
  • To give students an appreciation of the possible applications of the knowledge of language
  • To provide students with knowledge about how to design and produce materials for a language lesson
  • To give students an appreciation of current practice and developments in language teaching and testing in ELT
  • To provide them with seminal teaching practice.

UCAS code

X162 G BA/ELELT

Department

Literature, Language & Theatre

Location

Greenwich Campus

Attendance

3 years full-time
6 years part-time

Entry requirements

Applicants should have:

280 UCAS points

OF WHICH 240 points or more from A2 or an equivalent qualification

PLUS GCSEs to include English and mathematics at grade C or above.

* Applicants may be invited to interview.

* Students who were educated in a language other than English should demonstrate an IELTS score of 6.0 or above.

* Entry requirements are subject to change. Please check the website to confirm detailed requirements before making your application.

The language centre provides a welcoming and friendly environment in which to learn a language and is equipped with a wide range of specialist materials. It is supervised by a team of language assistants for each of the languages offered.

Assessment

Students are assessed through examinations, coursework, oral presentations and project work. Practical teaching is assessed through classroom observation and a portfolio of lesson plans and reports.

Career options

Graduates can pursue careers in teaching or can work in the media, publishing or administration.

Full time

Year 1

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 2

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 30 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to study the following compulsory courses.

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Part time

Year 1

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 2

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 3

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 4

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 5

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

Year 6

Students are required to choose 60 credits from this list of options.

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