Joint Honours degrees offer you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. ENGLISH at NTU is taught by award-winning and internationally-recognised academics. The course is extremely flexible, offering a broad range of optional modules that allow you to pursue your interests for the written word, from Shakespeare right through to travel writing. MEDIA is a popular course which gives you creative freedom to design your perfect degree by offering a mixture of theoretical and practical modules that consider approaches to the media. English at NTU offers students the opportunity to study literature from the Renaissance period right through to the 21st Century as well as delving into creative and professional writing. You'll gain expert teaching from our award winning writers and researchers who will introduce you to a selection of exciting texts and support you to secure sufficient work placement opportunities that will benefit you with transferable skills for your career. Media is an exciting degree will allow you to learn from industry professionals and academics who are creating the latest cutting edge research within the field. You'll examine a range of texts and aspects of media including; lifestyle magazines, social networking sites, advertising, public relations, gaming and journalism. From this you'll develop advanced critical analysis skills of media texts, audiences and many institutions. The course incorporates theoretical and practical approaches to the media which will help you to communicate in range of ways. You’ll be encouraged to undertake work experience with influential organisations within the industry to build your CV and your connections within the industry. The degree uses a range of assessment techniques including; coursework, examinations, coursework, essays, blogs, project work and group presentations which makes it a modern and exciting course. There is also an option to study abroad at one of our partner universities to gain more independence and to enrich your travelling experience. English at NTU will help develop your written and verbal communication, enhance your professional and academic writing and help you to gain valuable work experience. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the media industry from both a theoretical and practical stand point which you'll be able to apply to multiple platforms either online, on screen or in print. You'll l be able to project manage in an effective manner and be able to critically analyse a range of texts, audiences and institutions and to think innovatively. Media will help you to develop advanced skills to critically analyse media texts, audiences and institutions. You'll also gain invaluable media production skills. Our recent graduates have gone onto work in many different roles including; accounting, project management, journalism, marketing, advertising, film and TV, teaching, social work and events management. •98% of our English undergraduates are in work or further employment within just six months of finishing their degree • 98% student satisfaction rate for English - The National Student Survey 2016 • 92% of our Media undergraduates are in work or further employment within just six months of finishing their degree (latest DLHE survey 2014-15).