English programmes at Kent are challenging, flexible, and wide-ranging. They covers both traditional areas (such as Shakespeare or Dickens) and newer fields such as American literature, creative writing, postcolonial literature and recent developments in literary theory. Choosing Sociology as your secondary joint honours subject allows you to develop your critical and analytical skills. Studying a range of relevant sociology specialisms in a research-led environment gives you a practical grounding in the application and analysis of concepts and ideas.The combined English and Sociology curriculums are designed to encourage and develop competences that enhance your academic studies and improve your employability. Studying for degree joint honours with another subject allows you the freedom to explore your other passions while developing core skills and experience associated with in-depth study of literature.