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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

Subject to Erasmus+ funding. The University currently accesses Erasmus+ funding from the European Commission and we will continue to do so as long as the UK is able to participate. Please see mmu.ac.uk/eu-hub for further information.**Overview**The Combined Honours programme offers you an opportunity to study two subjects at degree level.**English:**English explores the role of writing in defining and transforming human experience. Creative writing is a contemporary art practice that expresses that experience.At the Manchester campus, the English department has access to a community of internationally renowned writers and critics through the Manchester Writing School, one of the most successful of its kind in the UK. It boasts over 85 published graduates and its Creative Director is Carol Ann Duffy DBE (Poet Laureate 2009-2019).Against this backdrop you will examine major periods and forms of literature, learning to analyse literary and media texts by drawing on wider humanities disciplines. Creative writing students will develop the craft of writing, learning to read as a writer and collaborating with artists across the creative spectrum. Both approaches develop the necessary skills in critical thinking and communication that are of value to graduates entering a wide array of career paths or establishing practice.**French:**Proficiency in modern languages can give you the competitive edge in the global jobs market. In both the private and public sectors, there is demand for professionals with strong language skills who can work in culturally diverse environments. Studying French at Manchester Metropolitan University will give you the opportunity to learn from native speakers. Our languages department have created their own multi-cultural community, including British, exchange and international students, along with foreign language assistants, allowing you to be absorbed into the everyday use of your chosen language.The University has been providing professional language courses for more than 30 years and our staff are nationally, and in many cases internationally, recognised experts in their field. Our strong local, national and global links will help to enhance your study and future employment opportunities.This course has a Foundation Year available.**Features and Benefits**- Regular readings, visiting speakers and literary events.- The opportunity to be taught by internationally recognised academics in a variety of specialist areas.- Opportunities to work with acclaimed authors on creative writing in a variety of genres. The Department of English is a large and vibrant community of around fifty internationally renowned writers and critics. - Students have a wealth of opportunities to engage with the many conferences, readings, research programmes, festivals and competitions run by the department, and to build their own networks among our many partners in the dynamic Manchester cultural and creative community. - Our Language Resource Centre is equipped with wireless laptops, PCs and voice recognition software for language training. It is also home to our multimedia and audio language learning laboratories, media booths for group-work with PCs or large flat screen TVs and multiple satellite channels broadcast in foreign languages with recording facilities.- The majority of our 30+ academic, research and support staff are native speakers of French, German, Italian, Spanish, Arabic, Chinese and Japanese. We also have multiple connections with language groups across Manchester to ensure you can converse in your chosen language.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

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A level : BCC - BBC

If studied A Level French (or acceptable equivalent) at Grade B or aboveAn 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

    45th out of 49

  • 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 226
    100 46%

    44th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    52 52%

    49th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.37 87%

    6th

    1

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