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BAEnglish Literature / Education

Aberystwyth University
United Kingdom, Aberystwyth
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Overview

In choosing to study this English Literature and Education Degree you’ll immerse yourself in a broad range of texts from medieval through to modern, evaluated in various ways from the linguistic/stylistic approach through to political or social emphasis. You’ll also spend 50% of your time covering the fundamentals of education. With a focus on gaining essential employability skills that include team-work, communication, the management of self and time this English Literature and Education Degree is taught by dedicated, enthusiastic experts, often in very small tutorial and seminar class sizes, giving you the very best experience.

This joint honours BA in English Literature and Education will expose you to great writers and their handling of literature whilst equipping you with the vocational skills required to communicate your subject to a variety of audiences. This course is perfect for aspiring teachers, tutors or lecturers with a particular interest in literature.

You will find the study of English Literature and Education to be a varied and stimulating experience which has a strong vocational outcome. You can further enhance this by selecting from a range of optional modules to suit your own interests. Your options may include Nineteenth Century Literature; Romantic Eroticism; Contemporary Historical Fictions; bilingual education; children’s rights; and play.

This joint honours degree in English Literature and Education will be of great use to you in a range of graduate jobs, particularly in schools and colleges. Not only will you be thoroughly equipped with the skills and knowledge needed to apply for teacher training at primary or secondary level, and a high level of subject expertise, but you will also be a fluent communicator, a rigorous researcher, and a strong debater able to form compelling arguments. These will all prove to be huge assets in any graduate workplace.

Career opportunities

Your BA in English Literature and Education will prepare you for teaching and a broad range of employment or training options. Your teaching knowledge will help you establish a career as a community education officer, early years teacher, education administrator, teacher, lecturer, special educational needs teacher or youth worker. Your English Literature training will make you a strong candidate for opportunities in publishing and editing, journalism, marketing and communications, library work and teaching.

Recent statistics from HESA (Higher Education Statistics Agency) show that over 92% of English graduates and over 88% of Education graduates find either paid employment or continue with further study upon graduation from BA courses comparable to this one.

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States

Apply now! Fall semester 2021/22
This intake is not applicable

We are currently NOT ACCEPTING applications from NON-EU countries, except Georgia and Serbia.

Application deadlines apply to citizens of: United States