English on this course is designed to represent literature from as wide a range of periods, cultural contexts and global varieties as possible, providing a stimulating, engaging and diverse experience of literature to include a comparable balance of poetry, prose and drama. We have developed a very strong philosophy of encouraging enthusiasm for literature and supporting students with a wide range of abilities, needs and interests. The History on this course is designed to develop students’ understanding of historical processes through the study of a range of periods and geographical contexts, promoting awareness of continuity and change. Modules span the early modern period to the present and embrace three identifiable strands: British Social and Cultural History, Family and Community History and Comparative European and Imperial History. Over the course of study, students experience key varieties of history with their distinctive focus, theoretical underpinnings and methodological approaches. A range of employment categories including teaching, management, journalism and the media, law, administration and others. Teaching, either in the school or tertiary sector, is a popular progression route but students have also found work with local museums, charities, businesses and government organizations. Suitably qualified students also progress to postgraduate study at MA or PhD level.