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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

The Joint Honours BA English and Philosophy course route is distinctive because of its richly interdisciplinary approach to key ethical and intellectual challenges. BA English and Philosophy is a popular Joint Honours combination which brings together two subjects with highly complementary approaches and interests.As well as offering a balance of core and option units rooted in each of the two subjects, this course has been designed so that your growing knowledge and skills in each subject will help you develop a distinctive perspective and distinctive strengths in the other. You will have opportunities to study abroad and, if you wish, can take your third year as a placement – in Britain or abroad. In your final year, you will have a chance to spread your wings with a substantial piece of project work that presents a thesis, building on the skills you've been developing over previous years. The English and Philosophy 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, you are in the right place to begin building a network for your future.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Study two subjects at degree level, enabling you to benefit from high quality teaching across more than one subject.- We place a strong emphasis on key employability skills. Our units, teaching and assessment are geared, in part, around the practical skills needed to ensure you’re fully prepared for your future career.- You will have the opportunity to spend your third year on placement gaining real-world experience in the UK or abroad, or studying overseas at one of our partner universities.- Our course provides flexible opportunities for internationalisation, from an opportunity to study a foreign language as part of the course, to an exchange programme in Year 2.- The teaching team is friendly, supportive and committed to research-informed teaching, providing you with an intellectually challenging environment.

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 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

    44th out of 52 2

  • 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 218
    120 57%

    35th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    56 56%

    40th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.15 83%

    16th

    11

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