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Programmes at the University of Liverpool for XJTLU students on Humanities and Social Science programmes.

Use this page to find out what you'd study at the University of Liverpool, and what your course would consist of.

If at XJTLU you study:

At Liverpool, you will study:

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BA English and Communications Studies

BA English and Communication Studies

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BA Applied English 

BA English

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BA English & International Business 

BA English and Business

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BA Media and Communication 

BA Communication Studies

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BA International Affairs and International Relations

BA International Relations

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Our graduates have gone on to careers including broadcasting, journalism, social media, advertising and marketing, corporate communications and public relations, arts administration, political campaigning (including political parties, trade unions and charities), management, government, and the civil service. 

English students will, through a range of entirely optional modules, construct a programme combining English Language and Literature, or specialise in either. The Language modules aim to provide understanding of the historical, social and psychological factors that shape the English language used in everyday life, while the Literature modules are designed to foster interpretive skills applying to a wide range of genres and historical periods. 

If you're studying Communications you will gain a deep understanding of film, journalism, digital media and language: how do these various communication systems shape the world around us, and our perception of it?

From politics and human rights, to celebrity and culture: you will learn how such ideas are influenced, expressed and shared. You will have the opportunity to explore a wide range of media and communication forms, analysing how they are organised as text, how they represent the world to us and ourselves to the world (from global power politics to constructions of individual identity), and how the media industries are organised to produce and profit from them. 

  • Ranked 10th in the UK for 4* and 3* research (THE 2014)
  • 99% are employed or in further study within six months of graduating (DLHE 2016/17)
  • Staff at Liverpool are internationally renowned for their work with four BBC ‘New Generation’ thinkers within the department

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