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Categories: English and Creative Writing, Postgraduate
Studying literature and the English language is more than just learning about the principles and techniques needed to create poetry or write a novel. This course will help you understand how literature shapes the world around us
What you will study
On our BA (Hons) English course, you will explore the different genres of literature including drama, poetry, fiction, non-fiction and more. Our expert lecturers are renowned academics with a portfolio of published material and they will take you on a journey of discussion, analysis and comparison, always trying to look at a piece of work from different perspectives to help you grow as a person. We have created this course to maximise your personal development, helping you develop and expand your English language skills, as well as analytical and research skills. With close links to real-world publications and creative events, you will be encouraged to attend guest lectures, engage with events and share your work. You will learn all about meeting deadlines, communication, critical thinking and other fundamental skills that any employer will expect from anyone applying for jobs after graduation.
Where you will study
You will be joining the University of Bolton, an institution dedicated to teaching quality and student satisfaction. We have been ranked No.1 by The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2020 for student experience on our English courses and No.2 for Teaching Quality. Our small, friendly and inclusive campus is only 20 minutes from Manchester, allowing you the freedom to explore the creative city whenever you wish. Our classes mirror our campus, with small classes designed to offer greater support and study opportunities. We understand the financial impact that studying brings and so we have a range of bursaries available to full-time Undergraduate students, including the Vice-Chancellor's Scholarship, which offers an extra £1,000 for any students with at least 128 UCAS points.
A major benefit of this BA (Hons) English degree is that it offers our graduates a route into different jobs, across an array of industries. You will have the fundamental writing and communication skills needed to work in marketing, publishing, PR, journalism, creative writing and any other role requiring a strong grasp of the English language. As it is an English degree, you are perfectly placed to progress into teaching, with this course offering a route to teaching qualifications and postgraduate degrees.
Find out more
To find out more about studying this course at the University of Bolton including how to apply, check out the main course page today.