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English, History & Media

  • 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
  • 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)

English & History | BA (Hons)

Who changed literature? Who made history? Who did both? We need innovative thinkers who thrive on the intellectual dynamic between English literature and history. Investigate the relationship between history and literature across a range of topics, texts and periods while developing your skills in creative and critical analysis.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

English and Media | BA (Hons)

From The Globe to the global. In today's media-saturated culture you are never far away from a story. Understand the relationship between English literature and modern media by exploring the social and historical backgrounds of Shakespeare's plays, Victorian novels and contemporary literature.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

English Literature | BA (Hons)

From Shakespeare's stage to the digital page. Explore the world of literature through the study of poems, plays and prose in their historical and cultural contexts.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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English with Creative Writing | BA (Hons)

The best writers are great readers. Explore the principles of great literature. Let your imagination take flight and develop your own creative voice, producing short stories and poetry, as well as scripts for stage and screen. Discuss and debate with award-winning authors, and graduate with a recognised degree and employable skills in literary research and creative communications .
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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History | BA (Hons)

From landscapes and air pollution to the politics of revolution, learn about how modern history continues to shape our world and how historians look to the future based on their understanding of the past. Expand your knowledge of social, cultural and political development in Britain, Europe and the wider world from 1700 onwards. Analyse documents including films, official records, personal narratives and letters in the context of global events. Work directly with communities in Leeds and help uncover the city's rich history. With transferable skills in research, writing and critical analysis, you will be a highly employable graduate.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
3 Years,
6 Years

Entry Requirements

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Media, Communication, Cultures | BA (Hons)

Create the future of communications. A dynamic course that critically explores cultural trends and media industries. Engage with all 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

See course page for details

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 and Culture | MA

This course enhances students' theoretical knowledge and provides an opportunity to put theory into practice. Your first semester critically engages with key theories and the second focuses on developing your analytical, investigative and practical skills. During the final part of your course, you will complete a major independent project.
Attendance:
Full-time,
Part-time
Duration:
12 Months,
24 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

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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