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English, History & Media

  • This course is available in Clearing

    English and Media BA (Hons)

    Combine the traditional with the contemporary, equipping yourself with literary theory, communication skills and the latest media knowledge.

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • This course is available in Clearing

    English with Creative Writing BA (Hons)

    Love reading? Our course will give you communication, presentation, creative thinking and writing skills that can open up a range of careers.

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • Social History MA

    Discover the historical trends, processes and events of the past 300 years and develop critical, reflective and creative skills relevant to a wide variety of careers.

    Full-time, Part-time
    12 Months, 24 Months

Explore the latest thinking in the areas of English, history and media, and add your voice to the debates shaping the future of cultural studies and humanities.

Undergraduate Courses (6)

This course is available in Clearing

English & History | BA (Hons)

This is a degree for innovative thinkers who will thrive on the stimulating and thought-provoking combination of English literature and history. Closely linked by ideas, approaches and source materials, you will learn about the relationship between the two subjects by critically and creatively focusing on particular time periods or themes.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

English and Media | BA (Hons)

In a media-dominated culture, you are never far away from a story. Combining the study of both English literature and contemporary media, this course will show you how our society uses narratives from the 18th century to the modern day to make sense of itself and the wider world.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

This course is available in Clearing

English Literature | BA (Hons)

English literature offers a gateway to many exciting worlds. You will study a wide variety of poems, plays and prose narratives, and their historical and cultural contexts, from Shakespeare's stage to the British Empire and the transatlantic slave trade. You will also examine the 18th-century Gothic castle and the postcolonial spaces of Bombay, Johannesburg, Karachi, London and Toronto.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

English with Creative Writing | BA (Hons)

Gaining a greater understanding of what writers have done by having a go yourself, and learning about creative practice through reading the work of others, are the dynamics at the heart of this course. Great readers make great writers, and vice versa. The course will develop your passion for reading by introducing you to a wide range of historical and contemporary texts, and theoretical approaches to analysing them. We will improve your writing by exploring the different techniques involved in writing short stories, novels, poems and scripts, and studying the comparative approaches of contemporary writers in the context of their historical predecessors.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

History | BA (Hons)

We are experts in modern history and this course has been designed to nurture your understanding of social, cultural and political developments in Britain, Europe and the wider world from 1700 onwards. Our teaching team is made up of excellent historians - many are world leading researchers in their field and you will benefit from their expertise right from the start of your course.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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This course is available in Clearing

Media, Communication, Cultures | BA (Hons)

This is a dynamic course examining and exploring cultural trends and media industries. The power and effects of the media are all around us, and you will be able to engage with the most current influential forms of mass communication - the internet, social media, television, radio, popular music and cinema.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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Postgraduate Courses (2)

English: Contemporary Literatures | MA

Explore your passion for contemporary literature and the way it can be used to help our understanding of society. You will examine current developments and critical issues in the past 30 years of literature on a course that provides an international and cross-cultural outlook.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

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Social History | MA

Examine the approaches and methods used by historians, and develop your knowledge of historical trends, processes and events of the past 300 years.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

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