BA (Hons) English Literature
Single Honours (Q320)
English Literature with:
Creative Writing (Q3W8)
Duration:3 years full time. Part time available.
Our typical minimum entry requirements for applicants with A levels/AS levels/BTEC is 220 points.
Applications from students with non-traditional qualifications are welcome.
In the 2008 National Student Survey (NSS), English Studies at UCP Marjon ranked top 10 nationally for Personal Development, was among the best in the South West for Overall Satisfaction and outperformed the other local Plymouth institution in all categories.
The course aims to introduce you to a broad range of literature from classical Greek drama to contemporary literature and film; to promote understanding of literary and film texts and contexts; to develop your reading and writing skills, as well as the ability to analyse, interpret and debate issues raised in literary and film texts; and to introduce key concepts in the study of literature and film.
st year overview
Core introductory modules cover important ideas and movements in fiction, poetry, drama and film. During the year you should be able to develop your interests in particular periods and styles of literature.
2nd year overview
You can select from a range of modules which include: Shakespeare on film; Postcolonial literatures; Modern drama; Romanticism; Victorian literature; American fiction and Science fiction dystopias.
3rd year overview
You will select from a range of modules which include: Modern poetry; Shakespeare and Renaissance drama; American literature and film of the 1920s and 1930s; Representations of warfare and modernism.
You will also complete a dissertation on a subject of your choice.
Fees and Funding:
Many of our graduates go on to pursue careers in teaching, though English Literature is a degree that is valued highly by a range of other employers; English graduates are especially valued everywhere for their highly developed communication and analytical skills. Students have also forged careers in travel, journalism and writing.
UCP Marjon has links with universities in the United States, giving you the opportunity to study abroad in the first semester of the second year.
For enquiries or further information
Please email firstname.lastname@example.org
For news, staff profiles and examples of student work go to www.marjon.ac.uk/creativearts.
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