Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
Singleton Park Campus
Study our highly regarded English Literature and Politics degree to discover a diverse, challenging course and reflect on how politics influences literature.
You will have the option of a semester in the USA, Hong Kong or Singapore during your second year to experience life abroad and enhance your career prospects.
Explore a range of topics stretching from Renaissance literature, Gothic and genre fiction, 19th century literature, contemporary fiction, gender, culture, creative and professional writing to political theory and philosophy, British and European politics, democracy and public policy.
We offer varied and flexible course content so that you can tailor your degree to your interests. As you progress through your course, you can choose to specialise in your preferred subjects.
English at Swansea is ranked 7th in the UK (Research Excellence Framework 2014) and in the top 15 for graduate prospects (The Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2018).
POLITICS AND ENGLISH LITERATURE EMPLOYMENT OPPORTUNITIES
97% of our English Joint Honours graduates are in work six months after graduation (DLHE 2013/14).
Graduating with this internationally recognised degree will put you in a great position to succeed in a range of careers. Our English Literature and Politics graduates are truly international and employed around the world in a wide range of sectors including:
- social media
- project administration
Our career support services include:
- Employability workshops, employers’ talks, bespoke events and careers fairs
- Individual advice and guidance from professionally qualified Careers Advisers
- Help with finding jobs, internships, work placements and volunteering opportunities
- Access to information resources on a wide range of career management topics
- Advice and guidance on postgraduate study and funding
- Funding to support student internship opportunities and Student Society/Club events.
We also provide help and advice for Swansea University Alumni up to two years after you graduate.
- United States
- Antigua & Barbuda
- Bosnia and Herzegovina
- Burkina Faso
- Cabo Verde
- Central African Republic
- Congo (Democratic Republic)
- Costa Rica
- Czech Republic
- Dominican Republic
- East Timor
- El Salvador
- Equatorial Guinea
- Hong Kong
- Ivory Coast
- Korea DPR (North Korea)
- Marshall Islands
- New Zealand
- Northern Ireland
- Palestinian Authority
- Papua New Guinea
- Puerto Rico
- Republic of Ireland
- San Marino
- Sao Tome and Principe
- Saudi Arabia
- Sierra Leone
- Solomon Islands
- South Africa
- South Korea
- South Sudan
- Sri Lanka
- St Vincent
- St. Kitts & Nevis
- St. Lucia
- Trinidad & Tobago
- United Kingdom
- Vatican City
- Western Samoa
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Swansea University, Singleton Park, Swansea, Swansea, SA2 8PP, Wales
32nd out of 100 6
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Entry standards/ Max 206131 64%
Graduate prospects/ Max 10068.0 68%
Student satisfaction/ Max 54.05 81%
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Student satisfaction/ Max 54.18 84%