English Literature

What will I study?

You will read, discuss, analyse and write about a wide range of literature. You will develop your critical skills and learn how to present your ideas effectively. You will read widely and independently, engage creatively and apply your knowledge of literary analysis and evaluation in speech and writing. You’ll explore the contexts of the texts you’re reading and deepen your understanding of the changing traditions of literature in English. The course features a fascinating mix of texts from across the genres.

How will I be assessed?

Examination + coursework.

What can I do next?

The critical, analytical and communication skills developed during the course make English Literature an excellent preparation for higher education in any area. If you want to specialise, there are a wide range of courses in English, journalism, media and cultural studies.

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