This course brings historical understanding to literature's contexts, and applies literary understanding to the grasp of historical documents. Read more at the University of Portsmouth website. WHY STUDY THIS COURSE? You will learn from research-active specialists in both disciplines, and will have access to our network of historic museums, organisations and workplaces. In 2016 results, 100% of students were in work or further study after 6 months. MORE ABOUT THIS COURSE Your studies will be tailored to your needs, with a wide range of options to choose from. You will have access to primary and secondary historical sources, through local organisations and archive subscriptions. WHO IS THIS COURSE FOR? This course is for students interested in both English literature and history, and in the way the two disciplines interact. SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE GAINED You will develop skills in both disciplines that are easily transferable to the workplace, such as in analysis, research and communication. Work placements are available in relevant organisations as a sandwich year or an assessed unit. AFTER THE COURSE You will be prepared to enter roles in a range of careers including editing, PR or museum work, and will have a firm foundation for postgraduate study.