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  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    13-SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

This course is a popular joint honours combination which brings together two subjects with highly complementary approaches and interests.As well as offering a balanced combination of core and option units rooted in each of the two subjects, this course has been designed so that students' growing knowledge and skills in each subject will help them to develop a distinctive perspective and distinctive strengths in the other. During year one, for instance, students will study the history of Manchester as a radical city on the History side of their joint curriculum, and the various ways in which it has been represented on the English side. As they do so, they will be developing foundational skills in the study of each discipline.Students will have opportunities to study abroad and, if they wish, to take their third year as a placement – in Britain or abroad. In their final year, students will have a chance to spread their wings with a substantial piece of project work, presented in a thesis, building on the skills they’ve been developing over previous years. The English and History subject groups are staffed by internationally renowned writers and academics, and there’s a strong research culture, creating a learning environment that is both supportive and intellectually challenging. We pride ourselves on our excellent teaching and highly positive student feedback. And with our extensive cultural links both in Manchester and further afield, students are in the right place to begin building a network for their future.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Allows you to combine the study of two subjects.- Workshops and readings by published writers including Professor Carol Ann Duffy DBE (Poet Laureate 2009-2019), who is a professor in poetry at our Manchester Writing School.- History examines a range of source material including oral testimonies, documents, manuscripts, cartoons and film.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on an industry placement.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

An English subject at GCE A Level is preferred e.g. English Language, English Literature, English Language/Literature. Subjects such as Creative Writing, Drama, Theatre Studies, Religious Education, History, Media Studies and General Studies will also be considered

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University information

Manchester Metropolitan University

  • University League Table

    54th

  • Campus address

    Manchester Metropolitan University, All Saints Building, All Saints, Manchester, Manchester, M15 6BH, England

The university welcomes a diverse international student population of over 3,500 students from more than 120 countries around the world.
Each year a range of welcome events are organised to help new students settle into university, explore the city and prepare for academic studies.
English courses can help to build language confidence and knowledge of UK culture. Students can study at the university's British Council accredited centre.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    59th out of 106 1

    57th out of 93 1

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    121 59%

    43rd

    7
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    68th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.07 81%

    65th

    26
  • Entry standards

    / Max 213
    118 57%

    45th

    6
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    63 63%

    54th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.14 83%

    41st

    6

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