University of Plymouth

86 th
Young University Rankings 2018
401–500 th
World University Rankings 2018
8 Portland Villas, Drake Circus, Plymouth, Devon, PL4 8AA, United Kingdom

English

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.

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2018-09-01
  • Location
    Main Site,Plymouth
  • Fees & Finances
  • Channel Islands Year 1 £9,250
  • England Year 1 £9,250
  • Scotland Year 1 £9,250
  • Wales Year 1 £9,250
  • Northern Ireland Year 1 £9,250
  • EU Year 1 £9,250