**English Literature** - Gives students the opportunity to experience teaching from across 2 broad areas of the School of Arts, Languages and Cultures bringing together expertise across a wide range of Subject Areas. - This four-year course will take students on a broadly chronological journey of English Literature from the Anglo Saxon period through to the present day. **Spanish** - Gives students a thorough grounding in the language and culture of the Spanish-speaking world as well as the opportunity to learn Catalan. - Alongside their study of Spanish language, students explore a range of options in visual culture (including film), area-specific history, linguistics and literature. - Year 3 is spent in a Spanish-speaking country (on university exchange, work placement, teaching as an English-language assistant). **Special Features** **English and American Studies** - The Department of English & American Studies has more than a dozen active research groups ranging from Anglo-Saxon literature to the 21 st century writing and film. From research seminars to informal reading groups, undergraduates are encouraged to attend the full range of the department's research activities. There are also creative writing options in second and third year. **Spanish** - The breadth of expertise among staff across Spanish and Latin American Studies means an unusually rich and broad curriculum. - 80% of staff are first-language Spanish-speakers and language courses are taught by native speakers with specific training.