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English Literature and Journalism BA (Hons)

University of Worcester

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UCAS CODE: QP35

Course options

  • 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

**Overview**Studied as a joint honours degree, you will explore English Literature in some of the immensely varied contexts of its production, alongside the practical business of how to research and communicate what is happening in the world, now. English Literature at Worcester will introduce you to cutting-edge thinking in spheres as diverse as Shakespeare in translation, children’s literature, contemporary American writing and ecocriticism. Journalism at Worcester will equip you to work in today’s multi-platform media environment and enable you to apply for both journalism and communications roles once you have graduated.**Key features**- Study diverse literature emanating from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries – and encompassing both ‘canonical’ and ‘marginal’ texts - A long, established course that has continually evolved with an excellent staff team of highly-skilled and enthusiastic lecturers who are experienced teachers and published researchers- Strong emphasis on the development of advanced literacy and communication skills- Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising journalists and also benefit from an exciting programme of guest lecturers from within the industry- Excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC. Opportunities to play an active role in local and regional literature festivals and related events- Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree**Learn more about the course at our Open Days**Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.Book your place at www.worcester.ac.uk/open-days

Application deadline

15 January

Tuition fees

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(international fees)

£ 13,100per year

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QUALIFICATION TYPE

UCAS Points : 104

Which must include A-level English at grade C or above

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University information

University of Worcester

  • University League Table

    104th

  • Campus address

    University of Worcester, Henwick Grove, Worcester, Worcestershire, WR2 6AJ, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    73rd out of 97 5

    85th out of 106 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    108 54%

    67th

    16
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    57 57%

    66th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.13 83%

    19th

    27
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    109 53%

    67th

    3
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    64 64%

    61st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.02 80%

    77th

    23

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