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English Language and English Literature BA (Hons)

De Montfort University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Leicester Campus

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    SEP-21

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

"English Language and English Literature at DMU introduces you to an exciting range of theories and concepts in both subjects, providing a cohesive course in two complementary subjects. As well as developing subject specific knowledge of the English Language and English Literature, the degree aims to develop a range of key transferrable skills including the ability to use language adeptly and appropriately in any potential linguistic context, skills of textual analysis and synthesis, advanced digital literacy, and high-level research, writing and communication skills, which will be of clear benefit in equipping future graduates for a wide range of careers. Study English Language and English Literature at DMU and join a lively and welcoming academic community. Get involved in the student-led English Literature and English Language societies, go on theatre trips in the UK or travel abroad with DMU Global as part of your course. Our graduates go into a wide range of professions including media, translation, marketing, publishing, teaching, public relations and the civil service.**Key features:*** Study language and literature in breadth and depth and learn new skills in a wide range of highly specialised modules covering a wide range of different subject areas such as words in action, poetry and society and sociolinguistics.* Explore print and digital humanities by learning to use a hand printing press or gain practical training in HTML with options exploring the production of literary texts in manuscript, print and digital forms from DMU’s Centre for Textual Studies* Broaden your knowledge base by studying not just English Language and English Literature, but also Creative Writing, with an opportunity to learn about the principles and practice of teaching English language* Improve your employability by focusing on your career prospects through learning essential skills and knowledge and putting them to practical use. The final-year placement module allows you to gain work experience and develop your presentation and communication skills* 100% of our graduates from summer 2017 are in work or further study, according to the Destinations of Leavers from Higher Education 2016-17 report. They have gone on to work at Meisei University in Tokyo, HomeStyle magazine, the BBC, Pan Macmillan and Penguin Random House.* Develop a global understanding of English Language and Literature through an international experience with our DMU Global programme. Students have previously explored ekphrastic writing and themes of oppression in Berlin, as well as visiting TED HQ and key literary locations in New York." -

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 13,250per year

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University information

De Montfort University

  • University League Table

    81st

  • Campus address

    De Montfort University, The Gateway, Leicester, Leicestershire, LE1 9BH, England

Enthusiastic, dedicated lecturers who have excelled in achieving National Teaching Fellowship awards.
A fully transformed campus based in the heart of the welcoming and multicultural city of Leicester, renowned for its diversity and culture.

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    42nd out of 106 3

  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    103 50%

    80th

    5
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    77 77%

    13th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.21 84%

    29th

    6

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