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BA(Hons)English Literature with Writing (with Foundation Year)

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Overview

A degree in English literature with writing is characterised by its emphasis on different forms of writing, from creative and literary to professional writing.

Studying this subject also provides practical preparation for a rewarding future in the cultural industries – one of Britain’s most exciting, diverse and internationally recognised fields.

You will build a portfolio of work to evidence your skills and enhance your opportunities for employment.

BA(Hons) English Literature with Writing will hone your writing skills both creative and professional as you study a broad range of literature, from the Renaissance to the 21st century.

You’ll take dedicated writing modules, where you’ll refine your writing skills by focusing on areas such as advertising, marketing and PR, health and society, speechwriting, journalism, and writing for social and online media.

Study a wide variety of literary texts, and learn the critical and theoretical approaches to be able to analyse and critique them.

Hear from guest speakers from industry, who’ll share their experiences and help you consider different career paths.

Build a portfolio of work in different genres, registers, modes and formats, which you can use as evidence of your skills to future employers.

Gain valuable experience on the placement module and get an insight into the workplace to help you make informed decisions about your career.

The course consistently ranks highly in the National Student Survey (NSS), thanks to the quality of the teaching and our inspiring staff, who are active researchers and experts in their field, and will support you throughout your studies.

Career opportunities

Graduates in English literature with writing are highly employable, thanks to their skills for employment and broad knowledge base.

The course builds transferable skills into the modules you study and encourages you to apply them at every opportunity, most notably in the third-year placement module.

Former students have gone on to work as marketing executives, content managers for publishers, HR recruitment consultants, and teachers in primary, secondary and further education. Many choose to continue their studies with postgraduate degrees in English and related subjects.

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