European Teaching Rankings 2018
Fusehill Street, Carlisle, Cumbria, CA1 2HH, United Kingdom

English Literature - University of Cumbria

Study English Literature surrounded by the iconic scenery which inspired some of Britain’s greatest writers – including Wordsworth, Ransome, Potter and Ruskin. Our DipHE course is a gateway to a full BA (Hons) English Literature degree, so if you’re successful in your foundation year, you can transfer onto the full three-year programme if you wish. You’ll explore the development of English Literature from the Renaissance to the present in global and regional contexts, in idyllic Cumbria, on the doorstep of the Lake District National Park – now a UNESCO World Heritage Site. **Why choose University of Cumbria** This is not your average English Literature course – it’s much more. You’ll write essays, just as you would on any other English Literature degree, but in addition you’ll also develop the skills required for the contemporary workplace by scripting and recording a mock radio programme, designing a webpage, and even submitting a ‘job application’ assessed by academic and careers staff. - Excellent working relationships with literary and cultural organisations such as Brantwood, Dove Cottage and the National Trust - Fieldtrips to places which inspired some of Britain's literary greats, to enrich your studies - Taught by tutors who all research and publish in their specialist areas - Small class sizes enable us to guide and work closely with you throughout your studies - Opportunities to get involved with Carlisle’s thriving literary scene and local literary festivals - Boost your job prospects by developing contemporary communication skills - Study on our dedicated and creative arts campus at Brampton Road in Carlisle, where the River Eden - once described by the poet William Wordsworth as his “life’s neighbour” - flows through the adjacent and beautiful parkland On our course, your passion for literature will be embraced and empowered while you develop strong and relevant employment skills that will bolster your CV to stand you out from the crowd to future employers.

  • Qualification
    Diploma of Higher Education - DipHE
  • Study mode
  • Duration
    2 years
  • Start date
  • Location
    Carlisle - Brampton Road,CarlisleUnited 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 £10,500