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BA HonsEnglish Studies

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Overview

COURSE SUMMARY

The skills and knowledge you acquire on this course will be relevant
for careers in media, publishing, marketing, public relations and arts
administration. Many of our previous students have also gone on to do
a PGCE in either Primary or Secondary Education, both of which are
offered at Bedfordshire.

During the course you will:

  • Benefit from being enrolled on a course that consistently achieves
    outstanding scores in the National Student Survey, with 96% of our
    students expressing overall satisfaction with the course in the most
    recent survey (2010)
  • Enjoy access to our new campus, with excellent teaching and
    library facilities
  • Develop from year to year with a coherent and cumulative learning
    process
  • Shape your studies according to your own interests with an
    extensive range of subject choices
  • Take advantage of access to the Hockliffe Collection, one of the
    most important collections of 18th and 19th century children’s books
    in Britain, consisting of almost 1000 works of fiction and nonfiction
  • Participate in small tutorials with supportive and enthusiastic
    teachers who have a strong record of research and publication in their
    specialist areas

Areas of study you may cover on this course include:

  • Language and linguistics
  • Film studies
  • Creative writing
  • American, Irish and African literature
  • Children’s fiction
  • The Middle Ages and the Renaissance
  • Practical writing
  • Elizabethan and Jacobean drama

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Career opportunities

CAREER MANAGEMENT SKILLS

During the Introductory Programme at the start of your first year of
studies, you will meet staff from the Centre for Personal and Career
Development, who will talk to you about how best to prepare for your
chosen career and the services they have to offer to help you with
that preparation over the next three years.

Towards the end of Year One, a session will be organized for your
year group to discuss your choice of units for Years Two and Three,
taking your occupational goals very much into consideration. For those
students intending to teach, a tutor from the PGCE course will attend
this session to offer specific advice on how best to prepare for a
PGCE. In Year Three, your personal tutor will act as a source of
information on life after university and write references for job
applications.

CAREER/FURTHER STUDY OPPORTUNITIES

Career:

On completing this course, you are likely to progress to one of the
following professions:

  • Education, either as a primary or a secondary school teacher
  • Academic librarian
  • Advertising copywriter
  • Arts administrator
  • Editorial assistant
  • Newspaper journalist
  • Programme researcher
  • Public relationships officer

Further study, most on offer at Bedford:

  • PGCE Secondary Education English
  • PGCE Education Key Stage 2/3 Middle Years
  • PGCE Primary Education
  • MA in Childrens Literature and Culture
  • MPhil or PhD in English Studies
  • Certificate in TEFL
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