The School of Humanities is a diverse and vibrant community. Our staff are active researchers, scholars and practitioners generating outstanding publications and working closely with the heritage, education, and culture industries.

Led by expert teaching which is reinforced by innovative research and a balance of practical and theoretical learning – our courses are designed to transform students’ lives through a rich academic discourse and strong business links, generating exciting work-placement opportunities and access to the professions.

You will be joining a vibrant and dynamic environment which prioritises professional development, encourages ambition and nurtures talent. You will be part of a friendly, inclusive school that is committed to excellence.

Stage 1:
University Foundation
Stage 2, 3 & 4:
Bachelor's Degree

BA (Hons) English Language and Linguistics

BA (Hons) English Language with English Language Teaching

BA (Hons) Politics and International Relations*




Stage 1: Two semesters

Stage 2: Two semesters

Programme Intakes

Stage 1: September and January

Stage 2: September

Stage 1: University Foundation


Semester one
  • Interactive Learning Skills and Communication
  • Principles of ICT
  • Business Studies
  • Introduction to Mass Communications
Semester two
  • Globalisation
  • Academic Writing
  • People and Society
  • Constitutional And Administrative Law

Career Scope

Our graduates enter into a wide variety of careers and industries due to our courses providing them with a wide variety of transferable skills and experiences. Graduates have an excellent record of gaining employment in media, publishing, teaching and information management where their skills in analysis, communication and evaluation are highly valued. We ensure our programmes are relevant to the world of work through active links with regional employers across a range of industries and professions.

Many of our graduates go on to higher levels of study engaging in research in their chosen fields.