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English with Publishing BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q3P4

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    77th

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  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Combine your love of English literature with hands-on experience of the publishing industry. Explore six centuries of literature, from Shakespearean drama to the graphic novel, and choose from a variety of specialist options. Apply this knowledge to your publishing studies, where you will undertake work experience and train in design, editing, and marketing skills for print and digital publications, taking your own publishing project from the initial concept to the final product.You will get access to some of the best letterpress facilities and workshops in the UK, and enrich your studies with field trips. You will the opportunity to choose a sandwich degree with a placement year in the publishing industry, and boost your career prospects by working with Plymouth University Press and the Plymouth International Book Festival, gaining valuable experience in publishing, arts management, marketing and the book trade.* We have excellent survey results – in 2016, 96 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things; 91 per cent agreed staff made the subject interesting; 86 per cent agreed they got sufficient advice and support and 91 per cent were satisfied overall. 85 per cent were in work/study six months after finishing the course (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*). * Choose from a wide variety of specialist modules, including period and cultural studies and creative writing.* Get access to some of the best letterpress facilities and workshops in the UK.* Receive free set texts for all core modules throughout the three years.* Enrich your studies with field trips including trips to Plymouth Theatre Royal, Paris (Modernism module), Saltram House (18th century module), the Jane Austen Centre, Bath (Austen module), the Imperial War Museum (War Writing), RSC at Stratford (Shakespeare module); a visit to the London Book Fair, the key annual event for publishers.* Boost your career prospects by working with Plymouth University Press and the Plymouth International Book Festival, gaining valuable experience in publishing, arts management, marketing and the book trade.* Choose a sandwich degree with a placement year in the publishing industry.* Make use of our open-door policy and talk to your lecturers in a friendly and supportive learning environment.* Learn from internationally recognised research-active staff, including published creative writers.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Extended Project
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Details

104-112 tariff points, including a minimum of 2 A Levels, including Grade B at A level English Language, Literature or Creative Writing, or a related subject (e.g. History, Philosophy, Film Studies, Sociology), excluding General Studies.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

77th

About this University

The University of Plymouth's impressive campus sits within the heart of 'Britain's Ocean City', between the sea, Cornwall and Dartmoor. Acclaimed for its teaching and research, the University of Plymouth has 23 Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellows.

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Plymouth

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