Why study with us
5in the UK for academic supportNational Student Survey (Literature in English) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- 8thin the UK for overall positivityNational Student Survey (Literature in English) (compared with unis in the Guardian University Guide)
- You may be able to study abroad as part of your course. You can choose spend a semester or full year abroad. We have exchange agreements with universities in many countries.
- Share your work with others and attend specialist literary events featuring industry professionals in our Live Literature Room.
- Embark on field trips to important literary locations (such as Haworth, home of the Bronte sisters) and enjoy unmissable opportunities to see a Shakespeare play performed live.
What you'll do
- Gain valuable work experience with real clients through our Live Literature Room project - previous students have organised creative writing events, literary festivals and a major ‘Comicon’ event.
- Explore literature from different periods and places, from Renaissance to Modernist and contemporary writing, and engage with theories and perspectives on gender, race and identity.
- You’ll learn through a combination of taught lectures and group workshops, sharing ideas and engaging in lively literary and cultural debates.
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This course is taught face-to-face at one of our UK campuses.
Please note the delivery information for this course is accurate for the academic year 2023/24. The information displayed in this section may not yet accurately reflect how the course will be delivered in 2024/25 but this information will be updated by October 2023.
Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of our published course information. However, our programmes are subject to ongoing review and development. Changing circumstances may cause alteration to, or the cancellation of, courses. Changes may be necessary to comply with the requirements of accrediting bodies or revisions to subject benchmarks statements. As well as to keep courses updated and contemporary, or as a result of student feedback. We reserve the right to make variations if we consider such action to be necessary or in the best interests of students.
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On our English Literature course we put a lot of emphasis on helping you to plan your future career. Along the way you’ll build an impressive portfolio of original writing and other creative works which you’ll be able to use to demonstrate your skills to prospective employers.
Fees and funding
Scholarships and bursaries
We have a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and funds available to help support you whilst studying with us.
Select your country to see eligibility information and how to apply by selecting more info on the cards below.
Care Leaver Bursary
Our Care Leaver Bursary is for students who need extra support because they have been in care or are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Care Leaver Bursary
Estranged student support
Estranged Student Support Bursary is for students who need extra support because they are estranged from their parents.Find out more about Estranged student support
Students with financially dependent children may be eligible for our Dependants Bursary as part of our financial support package.Find out more about Dependants Bursary
Contextualised Admissions Bursary
We recognise that the last two years have been very challenging for young people and learning has been impacted. To help support students eligible for a contextualised offer we are offering a bursary of £250 in their first year of study.Find out more about Contextualised Admissions Bursary
This course is based in the School of Psychology and Humanities
For information on possible changes to course information, see our essential and important course information
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