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English at the University of Central Lancashire enables you to choose from a single subject to a combination of subjects so your degree reflects your passion. Choose from Language, Linguistics, Literature and Creative Writing, with options that include history or a modern language.

Join us at the University of Central Lancashire to study your English degree programme where we will explore and analyse elements of literary text, writing and language. We also offer unique combinations with other subjects to ensure that the degree programme you study will be in matters that are of interest to you and supports your career aspirations.

Yvonne Reddick

Monthly staff spotlight - Yvonne Reddick

Yvonne is currently working on a series of literary publications that explore climate change and environmental issues, and how authors take a stand against environmental destruction.

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Join us on campus for our Autumn Open Day on Sunday 16 October. Explore campus, discover our facilities and talk to academic staff and students about the courses you want to study at our Undergraduate Open Day.

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Why choose us?

  • You can participate in various national and international field trips across all courses.

  • We have a number of visiting guest lecturers to give you valuable real world insight.

  • Our strong links with industry mean you can get hands-on experience and start to build a network of contacts with placement opportunities that often lead to employment after graduation.
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Future Careers and Opportunities

Graduates can pursue a range of careers in writing and related fields, such as travel writing, play and script writing - or in other areas including teaching, education support, local government, travel, retail and marketing.

If you wish to study abroad as part of your course, we offer a scheme for a semester/year abroad as we have exchange agreements with overseas universities.

You will also be well equipped for entry into graduate professions in local government and public services, as well as graduate entry schemes in the private sector. You could study a PCGE to become a teacher or go onto a postgraduate research programme.

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