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English, History & Media

  • Media Communication Cultures BA (Hons)

    Explore cultural trends and the power of the media - from the internet, television, radio, popular music, cinema and many more

    Full-Time, Part-Time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • History BA (Hons)

    Nurture your understanding of social, cultural and political developments in Britain, Europe and the wider world from 1700 onwards

    Full-Time, Part-Time
    3 Years, 6 Years
  • English Literature BA (Hons)

    Study poems, plays, and prose narratives - you'll learn to write about, discuss and investigate the history and culture of English.

    Full-Time, Part-Time
    3 Years, 6 Years

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 and History | BA (Hons)

Put the text into context by combining a love of literature with a passion for the past. 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

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

See course page for details

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

See course page for details

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 and English | 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

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 (4)

English Literature | MA

You will specialise in either contemporary literature or creative writing. Taught in workshops held on weekday evenings, you will be able to fit your studies around your existing commitments.

Attendance:
Full-Time,
Part-Time
Duration:
1 Year,
2 Years

Entry Requirements

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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:
Part-Time,
Full-Time
Duration:
24 Months,
12 Months

Entry Requirements

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Media and Culture | MA

This course will enhance your theoretical knowledge and will provide 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:
Part-Time,
Full-Time
Duration:
24 Months,
12 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:
Part-Time,
Full-Time
Duration:
24 Months,
12 Months

Entry Requirements

See course page for details

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