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English Literature and Publishing BA (Hons)

Bath Spa University

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UCAS CODE: HH36

Course options

  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Full time

  • Start date

    26-SEP-22

  • Duration

    3 Years

Course summary

**Our English Literature degree turns your passion into a practical skill-set and combined with Publishing will help you learn to shape stories, information and ideas for print and digital.**Literature is diverse. Every text we pick up gives us a different perspective on the world. At Bath Spa, we have another take on the subject – one that we think makes us one of the best universities for English Literature.Our innovative English Literature degree has been designed to enable you to acquire specialised subject knowledge while developing practical and professional skills that you can apply to contemporary challenges, issues and debates.English Literature at Bath Spa University introduces you to an incredible range of literary worlds. From classic texts to new and unfamiliar writing, you'll be asked to think differently about what ‘literature’ can be and to explore original ways of reading and analysing it. We’ll ask you to place your reading in wider contexts, and to draw on other disciplines to deepen your understanding and sharpen your insights.You'll be taught by experts in a wide range of periods, literary genres and approaches to the study of words and writing. Our staff share a commitment to excellent teaching and to offering you the best possible experience during your time with us.**Professional skills**Historical background, philosophical concepts and political debate will all contribute to your ability to read widely and well, and to approach your English Literature degree with confidence.This approach will help you develop the vital skills of analysis, communication and collaboration that employers look for in English Literature graduates – skills that will open up a diverse range of possible careers. To maximise your potential, we’ll also support you in learning to manage projects, work with your peers and our external partners, evaluate options and respond to a brief.Publishing at Bath Spa can be taken with subjects such as Creative Writing, English Literature and is also available as a Single Honours course in Journalism and Publishing. Our approach is characterised by innovative approaches, creative studio-based collaborative working, and high-quality making across all published forms from handmade and print to digital and live.Publishing is one of the UK’s largest creative industries, which shapes and presents content across a wide range of subjects. Publishers find an audience for a variety of publications, from books and magazines to innovative apps and websites.We’ll equip you with a wide range of the latest digital making skills, such as Adobe InDesign, web and multimedia social content, alongside core publishing skills such as copywriting and editing, design, layout and marketing.You'll also get access to key industry resources such as Nielsen Bookscan sales data, the BookMachine online industry community and Society of Young Publishers South West events, some of which are hosted at the University.Through collaborative project development, you'll acquire essential creative skills in working with others, carving out your own role and achieving high-quality results. You’ll graduate with industry experience and a stunning digital portfolio of your work.**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.

Application deadline

26 January

Tuition fees

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£ 15,240per year

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Entry requirements

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A level : CCC - BBC

A Level - grades BBC-CCC including a Grade C in English or a related subject preferred.

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University information

Bath Spa University

  • University League Table

    105th

  • Campus address

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

Subject rankings

  • Subject ranking

    70th out of 97 4

    78th out of 100 4

  • Entry standards

    / Max 190
    104 52%

    76th

    2
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    50.0 50%

    73rd

    22
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.86 77%

    75th

    14
  • Entry standards

    / Max 206
    104 51%

    71st

    1
  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    60.0 60%

    55th

    23
  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    3.95 79%

    76th

    15

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