English

Literature, Language, Creative Writing

Develop a love of language. Read into texts and beyond them. Write convincingly and creatively. Learn from an experienced and dedicated team of published and passionate lecturers. Graduate with a degree packed with transferable skills that employers know and respect.

 

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Courses we offer

English continues to be among the most popular, much loved and highly respected subjects. Our main undergraduate BA (Hons) English course encompasses pathways that include English Language, English Literature, and Creative Writing, giving you the opportunity to tailor your course to suit your interests. Take a look below to find the right course for you.

Undergraduate courses

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BA (Hons) English

Learn the principles of studying and writing about language and literature, develop your talents as a creative writer, acquire valuable communication and thinking skills, and become culturally empowered and highly articulate, alongside like-minded students within a lively and supportive environment.

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BA (Hons) English
Part-time

BA (Hons) English with Integrated Foundation Year

This is a four-year version of our popular BA (Hons) English course, with an integrated foundation year. Learn the principles of studying and writing about language and literature, develop your talents as a creative writer, acquire valuable communication and thinking skills, and become culturally empowered and highly articulate, alongside like-minded students within a lively and supportive environment.

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Customised Awards Scheme
Full-time/Part-time

Customised Awards Scheme

Pick and choose the modules you want to study to build a tailor-made course. Available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this course allows you to gain a qualification that closely matches your particular needs.

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Postgraduate courses

MA English full time
Full-time

MA English Studies

Pursue your personal goals for intellectual enquiry and literary exploration. Take inspiration and encouragement from our widely-published lecturers. Make the most of an incredibly flexible course to combine the study of literatures, linguistics, critical theory and creative writing.

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MA English pt
Part-time

MA English Studies

Pursue your personal goals for intellectual enquiry and literary exploration. Take inspiration and encouragement from our widely-published lecturers. Make the most of an incredibly flexible course to combine the study of literatures, linguistics, critical theory and creative writing.

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Full-time/Part-time

MPhil Master of Philosophy

Take your education to the next level. Choose the areas you want to study, and which questions you want to research. Take the initiative while we support you with advice, guidance and facilities.

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Medicine
Full-time/Part-time

PhD Doctor of Philosophy

Refine your own agenda and do what you find interesting every day. Develop mastery of research methods that are appropriate to your chosen field. Discover things that no-one else has ever discovered.

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Part-time

DProf Professional Doctorate

Study for a doctoral qualification based on your professional role. Reflect on contemporary issues in the workplace.

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Part-time

PhD by Existing Published or Creative Work

Take the fastest route to a PhD. Convert your previous research outputs into a qualification which will increase your employability and open up new opportunities. Progress your academic career and add credibility in applications for research funding.

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Part-time

Higher Doctorate

Take your academic career to the highest level. Make a very significant and sustained contribution to your subject. Gain an elite qualification that will mark you out as an outstanding contributor to your field.

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Customised Awards Scheme
Full-time/Part-time

Customised Awards Scheme

Pick and choose the modules you want to study to build a tailor-made course. Available at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, this course allows you to gain a qualification that closely matches your particular needs.

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Take advantage of top-class facilities

You will be based at our St Peter's riverside campus, which is perfectly placed to provide you with a wide range of top-class facilities. The campus has St Peter's Library, meaning you’re never far away from all the resources you could ever need while you’re studying.

St Peter's Library has a huge range of texts and journals and also provides access to a wealth of electronic resources including online journals and databases. On all courses, you are encouraged to grow as an independent learner, taking full advantage of new multimedia technologies and access to excellent computing facilities.

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