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BA(Hons)English

Falmouth University
United Kingdom, Woodlane, Falmouth
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Overview

Explore how literature shapes, reflects and challenges human experience in the 21st century. You’ll study in a thriving and diverse writing community with expert staff who’ll help you consider the ever-changing relationship between literature and the contemporary reader.

You’ll explore essential arguments and ideas – including what literature has meant in the past. and what its role is in today’s creative economy, from literary festivals to heritage and tourism. Through work on your dissertation, industry-engaged projects and online profile, you’ll graduate with the confidence, knowledge and skills necessary to launch a career in the creative industries.

Programme structure

*Year One *

The first year provides foundational knowledge and skills, enabling you to explore the ever-changing relationship between literature and the contemporary reader. You’ll be immersed in literary culture -reading. writing, reviewing, and learning more about the professional contexts of writing from small presses to the impact of digital technologies.

o Origins
o Writing toolkit
o Print culture in time
o Literature now
o Reading & writing as a critic
o Introduction to publishing

*Year Two *

In the second year you’ll take four ‘Literature in Time’ modules that are distinctive in allowing you to explore connections between different historical periods, such as Victorian Literature or Modernism, and 21st century writing. Option modules look outwards. at the role that literature plays in shaping the world around us. covering topics such as censorship. literary tourism, and environmental concerns.

o Monarchy & dissent
o Revolution & romanticism
o Popular fiction & non-fiction
o Go wild: literature & the environment
o Reinventing the Victorians
o Modernisms
o Scandal & censorship
o Literary tourism

*Year Three *

This year is a springboard to your future. beyond university. Working on your dissertation and a live industry project. alongside understanding more about the impact of digital technologies, and trends in the global literary marketplace means that you graduate with the confidence, knowledge. and experience required for a successful career in the creative industries or postgraduate study.

o Collaborative project
o Global voices
o Reading the digital
o Dissertation
o Contemporary writing: what happens next?

Career opportunities

o Journalist. writer or editor: Hindustan Times, the Telegraph
o Copywriter or content producer: Stranger Collective
o Parliamentary researcher: Liberal Democrat MP
o Teacher. lecturer in FE and HE. librarian
o Work in media, publishing, marketing, arts administration
o Postgraduate study (PGCE. MA. PhD). research assistant

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