Language in the Media
University of Roehampton
Area of Study
Journalism, Linguistics, Media Studies, Radio/Television/Film
Taught In English
Prerequisite(s): it is recommended that students without linguistic training take ELA020N301
Course Level Recommendations
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Recommended U.S. Semester Credits5
Recommended U.S. Quarter Units7
Hours & Credits
OverviewAssessment: data analysis [50%], essay (approx. 2500 words) [50%] [overall pass required; all elements must be attempted]
This module examines the range of different types of language use in contemporary British media - press, television and radio. It covers topics such as advertising discourse and phone-in talk, as well as news reporting and political interviews.
Courses and course hours of instruction are subject to change.
Eligibility for courses may be subject to a placement exam and/or pre-requisites.
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Credits earned vary according to the policies of the students' home institutions. According to ISA policy and possible visa requirements, students must maintain full-time enrollment status, as determined by their home institutions, for the duration of the program.
Please reference fall and spring course lists as not all courses are taught during both semesters.
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