Summary: This integrated foundation year degree programme prepares you for degree-level study in a range of disciplines across the humanities. With a focus on critical thinking, academic research, professional writing, and communication skills, you build the knowledge and confidence to progress to Level 4. Course details: This course explores a traditional and respected academic subject in exciting, new and creative ways by addressing modern styles of writing and other cultural forms such as film and television. You develop extensive knowledge of classic and contemporary texts, genres and periods ranging from 18th-century and Victorian literature to popular fiction and their adaptations. After the course: When you successfully complete the foundation year, you can progress to the first year of the degree. English Studies is a degree which opens career opportunities in journalism, media and communication, retail management, local government, the creative and cultural industries, arts administration, civil service, education, performing arts and the law.