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English with Business Studies (with placement year) BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

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  • Qualification

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

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Study mode

    Sandwich / Placement

  • Start date

    28-SEP-21

  • Duration

    4 Years

Course summary

Our English with Business Studies BA (Hons) degree has been specifically designed for those who are passionate about language and literature, and also wish to learn the theory behind setting up and running a business.Needless to say, our English with Business Studies degree is a great opportunity if you are interested in setting up and running your own company in the creative industries.For the English part of your degree you will have the opportunity to study modules in language, poetry, literary theory, creative writing, and literature from the Renaissance period to the 21st century. Our tutors are recognised for their expertise in areas such as contemporary texts and theory, culture and communication, creative writing, and literature from the 16th century to the present day. Their knowledge of subject areas and enthusiasm for their research and teaching make this a vibrant and supportive place for you to study in, and to learn transferable skills for your future employment.Whilst each discipline has its distinctive subjects and approaches, you will discover productive connections and overlaps between them. The English component of our English with Business Studies degree will allow you to construct a course covering literature and language within a broad range of fields and approaches, providing a stimulating environment for your degree work. The modules on our English with Business Studies degree are grown from the current research interests and publications of our academic staff, making it possible for you to study the latest thinking in areas as diverse as the staging of Shakespeare, film studies, the analysis of poetry, contemporary literature, and American culture. There are also modules in creative writing, with tuition across the discipline, enhanced by teaching from visiting professional authors and independent publishers.The business component of the English with Business Studies BA will start by introducing you to the key areas of business, focusing on commercial law, structure and organisation, and management of human resources. As you progress, you will have the opportunity to expand your understanding by undertaking specialist modules in human resource management, finance, marketing, strategic management, entrepreneurship, and leadership skills.

Application deadline

15 January 2020

Tuition fees

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£ 18,650per year

Tuition fees shown are for indicative purposes and may vary. Please check with the institution for most up to date details.

University information

Loughborough University

  • University League Table

    6th

  • Campus address

    Loughborough University, Loughborough, Leicestershire, LE11 3TU, England

The university's two campuses are located in different parts of the UK and near to airports making it easier to explore more of Europe.
The university is home to over 21,500 students and staff from more than 130 different countries.
Loughborough University has been in the Complete University Guide’s top 10 for five years in a row.

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    12th out of 106 8

  • Entry standards

    / Max 209
    148 68%

    29th

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  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    93 93%

    2nd

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.23 85%

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    4
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    / Max 206
    142 69%

    28th

  • Graduate prospects

    / Max 100
    82 82%

    4th

  • Student satisfaction

    / Max 5
    4.43 89%

    6th

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