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English, History & Media

  • English and Media BA (Hons)

    Full-time, Part-time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • 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 a range of subjects, including English, history, literature and media. Take advantage of the activities available through our cultural partners - the BBC and Northern Ballet Theatre.

Undergraduate Courses (6)

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

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English and Media | BA (Hons)

In a media dominated culture, you are never far away from a story. Combining 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

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English Literature | BA (Hons)

English literature offers a doorway 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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English with Creative Writing | BA (Hons)

Great readers make great writers. This course will inspire your creative writing by giving you the expertise to critique the work of others.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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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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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 (3)

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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Media | MA

Media is all around us and pervades our lives. Whether it's online content, television, print journalism, radio or PR, we can now instantly access media from wherever we are in the world.
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