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BA (Hons)English

Birmingham City University
United Kingdom, Birmingham
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Overview

Our BA (Hons) English degree offers a wealth of opportunity to combine subjects to suit your interests. With a broad array of options available, you will enjoy a range of study topics from literature and language to creative writing and drama; ideal if you don’t want to focus your studies on a particular area through one of our specialist pathways.

What’s covered in the course?

A common first year will give you a solid grounding in four key areas of English – literature, language, creative writing and drama.
A variety of literature modules cover influential periods in literature, theories and ideologies, enabling you a wide spectrum of learning.
Language modules on offer will broaden your skills of description and analysis and you will learn about the context of language in use.
Working with fellow students and expert staff encourages a cross-flow of ideas and creative inspiration, where you can share and absorb different insights.
A range of assessment forms will develop your research skills, your confidence and your competence, enhancing your employability.

Programme structure

The programme combines traditional teaching and learning approaches with innovative, multi-platform learning support, grounded in a student-partnership model which will encourage engagement beyond the scope of the course and ensure that you develop key transferable skills to enhance your employment.The modules you study will involve critical analysis, investigative skills and imaginative thinking.

In Year one, you will focus on developing core knowledge, including theory and practice-based elements, across English Studies. In the second half of Year one, you will be able to specialise further in your chosen area of study, and expand that in your Year two and Year three modules.

Career opportunities

Our alumni have found employment in arts administration, teaching, lecturing, law, media and marketing, management, research and writing, politics and public relations, social work and social administration and librarianship, information services and many other areas.

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