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BA(Hons)English and History

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Overview

What has led to the society we live in? What role has literature played in shaping the present and can it help us understand the past?

These are the kinds of cultural questions that a degree in English and history encourages you to tackle.

Studying English and history shows you how to make interesting connections between texts and the world. You’ll also develop sophisticated analytical and research skills that will prove invaluable in a range of careers.

BA(Hons) English and History gives you a deep understanding of the relationship between historical contexts and literature.

Become an expert reader of primary texts and an excellent writer, able to respond clearly to a broad range of issues.

Develop your independent thinking, communication and critical thinking abilities – valuable assets in the workplace. Advance your skills in traditional and multimedia research and graduate highly employable and ready for a rewarding career or further study.

Get involved in Bristol’s vibrant and diverse cultural scene. We have strong links with Bristol Museums, Galleries and Archives (BMGA), including M Shed, Watershed, the Arnos Vale Cemetery Trust and the National Trust. Embark on a placement with a local cultural organisation in your third year and gain valuable real world skills, experience and contacts.

Career opportunities

Graduates with a background in history and English are recognised for their transferable skills and broad knowledge making them highly employable.

You’ll prepare for an exciting future in publishing, teaching, marketing and communications, charity, the civil service or broadcasting.

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