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English Literature and Media Communications (Professional Placement Year) BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: S119

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    20-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our English Literature programme is large and varied, offering you plenty of choice. We balance the study of canonical writers – Shakespeare, Wordsworth, Bronte – with texts and writers who may be less familiar to you.Options range from modules on specific authors (such as Shakespeare, Virginia Woolf), to topic-based subjects (Writing and the Environment, Post-Colonial Literatures), period-based study (Gender and Eighteenth-Century Fiction, Romanticism) and popular genres (Gothic Origins and Innovations, Crime Fiction). We’ll encourage you to explore diverse areas of literature and to investigate issues that matter to you in your final year project.Develop your knowledge of the media and creative industries, through this Media Communications course. You’ll develop in-depth knowledge of the theories, debates and professional practices that underpin the study of media.The course offers you the opportunity to develop your research skills, alongside your ability to critically analyse local, national and global media production. You’ll graduate with the critical, cultural and creative skills necessary to participate as a global citizen in the creative media industries.**Combined Honour Awards**At Bath Spa University many of our undergraduate programmes can be combined, so you don’t have to limit yourself to one subject. If you choose to study a combined award then in Year One you’ll start by studying both subjects in equal depth, then from Year Two you can choose whether to continue with an equally joint course, or a Major/Minor route.**More about the Professional Placement Year**A Professional Placement Year (PPY), traditionally known as a sandwich year, is where a student undertakes a period of work with an external organisation for between 9-13 months. The placement occurs between the students' second and third years of undergraduate study. Students can engage in up to 3 placements to make up the total time and are required to source the placement(s) themselves with support from the Careers and Employability Team.

Application deadline

15 January

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A level : CCC - BCC

Grade BCC-CCC accepted with a minimum of Grade C in English or related subject.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    93rd

  • Campus address

    Bath Spa University, Newton Park, Newton St Loe, Bath, Bath And North East Somerset, BA2 9BN, England

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    66th out of 97 8

    82nd out of 106 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    106 52%

    74th

    9
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    62 62%

    51st

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.73 75%

    89th

    8
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    105 51%

    72nd

    12
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    59 59%

    78th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.90 78%

    91st

    13

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