In a world overflowing with text – from blogs and emails to novels and plays – the study of literature and language has never been more relevant and important. Work with staff who are world-leading researchers and prize-winning novelists and poets. Cultivate employable skills in written and verbal communication, analysis of complex cultural ideas, and creative thinking. Learn about texts from all genres across a wide range of literary periods, from the Renaissance to the 21st Century. Benefit from our fresh, contemporary approaches to the study of literature, language, and theory. Studying history develops your knowledge of the past and gives you an understanding of the present. Gain analytical skills to enhance your employability. Learn about the context in which we live today. Study some of the most important and interesting periods in both UK and world history. Benefit from excellent teaching in a range of professionally-relevant areas, such as problem-solving, communication, research methods and interpretation. Opportunity to study abroad in a North American or European university for six or 12 months. Access to internships and placements.