Love to read? Engage with the diversity of English literature across six centuries, from Shakespearean drama to the graphic novel. Choose from a variety of optional modules exploring literature in relation to history, politics and culture, including modules in creative writing. Follow your own interests in your final year dissertation. English is a degree highly valued by employers, so take advantage of our many opportunities for work experience and prepare for a rewarding career. Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships. Write and be published as part of INK, the English and Creative Writing student-run magazine, and experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US. * We have excellent survey results – 95 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things; 91 per cent of students agreed staff made the subject interesting and 88 per cent of students were satisfied overall. 90 per cent of students were in work/study six months after finishing (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*). * Choose every year from a wide variety of specialist modules, from 1600 to the present, including period and cultural studies and creative writing * Receive free set texts for all core modules throughout the three years. * Benefit from assessment through coursework, with no written exams. * Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships. * Make use of our open-door policy and talk to your lecturers in a friendly and supportive learning environment. * Learn from internationally recognised research-active staff, including published creative writers. * Experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US. * Write and be published as part of INK, the English and Creative Writing student-run magazine. *Access resources at any time with the University library, open 24 hours 365 days a year, offering a vast range of electronic and print materials, including a rare books collection.