English Language and Media explores creative media practice across a wide range of subjects including, radio and video production, digital and social media, journalism, public relations, branding and marketing.
Studying this three-year degree opens up a range of exciting career opportunities by helping you develop skills, which are highly valued by employers.
With 91% of graduates in employment or further study within 6 months after graduating (DLHE 2015) this English Language and Media degree will put you in a great position to succeed in a variety of careers.
WHY ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND MEDIA AT SWANSEA?
Based on our stunning Singleton Park campus, in parkland overlooking Swansea Bay on the edge of the Gower Peninsula, English Language and Media is highly rated by students and employers:
- Media is ranked in the top 10 for overall student satisfaction National Student Survey (NSS) 2017 and 11th in the Guardian University Guide 2018.
- English is ranked 7th in the UK for research (REF 2014) and in the Top-15 for graduate prospects (Times and Sunday Times 2018)
You will be taught by industry professionals and academic staff who are specialist international researchers
You will have a work placement to enhance your student experience and career prospects
In year 2, you have option of taking the internationally recognised Cambridge Certificate in English Language Teaching to Adults (CELTA), a professional qualification for teachers of English as a foreign language.
Guest Speakers will hold workshops and seminars
Welsh medium modules available
YOUR ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND MEDIA EXPERIENCE
Throughout your degree you will have an academic mentor who will provide you with pastoral and academic support.
During the second year, to enhance your student experience and career prospects, you have the option to study a semester abroad in USA, Canada, China, Hong Kong or Singapore.
If you prefer to stay closer to home there are plenty of other opportunities, The Swansea University Work Placement Programmes offer three work place programmes: Week of Work (WOW); Swansea paid Internship Programme (SPIN) and Santander Universities Funded Placements.
The Swansea Employability Academy (SEA) provides a network for linking students with employers, ranging from employer talks and workshops through to student led networking events.
ENGLISH LANGUAGE AND MEDIA EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
Students on this course typically develop excellent oral and writing skills and you will learn to present your ideas in a range of formats, along with strong research, analytical and problem-solving skills.
Our graduates are truly international and are employed not just in the UK but all around the world in a wide range of sectors including:
- Public Relations
- Digital marketing
- TV and radio publishing