801–1000 th
World University Rankings 2020
201–250 th
Young University Rankings 2019
151-200 th
European Teaching Rankings 2019
Howard Street, Sheffield, South Yorkshire, S1 1WB, United Kingdom

English and History - Sheffield Hallam University

Discover the making of the modern world and explore how literature engages with it. • Explore the relationship between English literature and modern history. • Develop your skills by studying a module in a foreign language. • Build your confidence through work placements or studying abroad. Study Shakespeare, the remarkable 18th, 19th and 20th centuries through to the present day on this creative, compelling and challenging course. By combining modules from both disciplines you develop your interest in both English literature and modern history, while refining and strengthening a range of academic and professional skills. **How you learn** The majority of teaching and learning will be done through lectures, group seminars and independent study. You are taught by lecturers who are experts in their fields, delivering lessons informed by their own research experience and specialisms. You learn through: • lectures and seminars • independent study • field trips • work placements • studying abroad • workshops **Work placements** In year two you have the opportunity to study Applied History, including a placement. Past placements have included local primary and secondary schools, local museums such as Kelham Island Industrial Museum, and other heritage organisations and local businesses. You can study abroad as part of an exchange. Current exchange locations for students include Prague, Czech Republic, Sweden, France, Switzerland, USA, Canada and Australia. **Live projects** We place a strong emphasis on developing your employability and career management skills. Past students have worked on projects for community-based history projects, museums, a local playwright, the South Yorkshire Through Time website, ASSIST (Asylum Seeker Support Initiative Short Term), Settle Stories (Performing Arts Theatre), local MPs, and the Citizens Advice Bureau. Alternatively, you can complete a placement in a school. You can also choose to be involved in Sheffield's annual Off the Shelf literary festival. **Field trips** Recent trips have included Manchester People's History Museum, the Museum of London, London's Globe Theatre, country houses and archives. We are situated close to Sheffield's Showroom cinema and we visit the Crucible Theatre. This course prepares you for a career in: • teaching • museums and heritage • charity and fundraising • marketing and sales • TV research • journalism • publishing Others have continued their studies at postgraduate level following graduation. Previous graduates of this course have gone on to work in many diverse fields, including: • local government • human resources • advertising • financial services • the media and journalism • librarianship • teaching • the heritage industry • law • human resources

  • Qualification
    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)
  • Study mode
    Full-time
  • Duration
    3 years
  • Start date
    2020-09-21
  • Location
    Main Site,SheffieldUnited Kingdom
  • Fees & Finances
  • 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
  • International Year 1 £13,250