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The BA English Language and Literature is a fully integrated Single Honors programme taught by a team of world-class researchers who are passionate about teaching.

It offers a varied and challenging programme to students who wish to study both language and literature. It enables students to develop skills in both subjects, as well as investigating the interface between the two. Our English Literature modules allow you to balance the study of traditional writers like Shakespeare, Milton, Wordworth, Dickens and woolf with an exploration of genres such as modern science fiction, children’s literature and contemporary women’s writing.

You will be encouraged to think critically about these texts and communicate your ideas clearly to others, while being aware of the importance of your own personal response to them.

Your choice of study will grow from an introduction of English literary history in year 1, to modules on related subjects like Film, drama, Philosophy or writing (creative or Journalistic) in years 2 and 3 all supported by our highly experienced teaching staff.

Course details Available as: Full Time
Duration: 3 Year
Recommendation Level: Pass in the higher secondary school certificate or 10 +2 from a recognized Board.

What you will learn

  • Basis Grammar
  • History of English Literature from Chaucer to Equiano
  • History of English Literature from Blake to the Present
  • Introduction to Imaginative Writing
  • Introduction to Literary Theory
  • Tragedy

Key Topics

  • Romantic Conflicts
  • Shakespeare and Performance
  • The Victorian Experience: Texts and Contexts
  • Teaching and Learning Methods

Career Opportunity

Teaching is the most popular choice of career for English literature graduates, but the communication, critical and interpersonal skills you gain will prepare you for careers in journalism, broadcasting, the music industry, arts administration, gallery work, publishing and marketing, among others.

We also host employability events that bring together professionals and practitioners from a variety of disciplines like publishing, modern languages, printing and art design, writing and poetry, media consultancy, teaching, events organisation and festival direction.