English BA (Hons)

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There is no better way to develop confidence and skill in writing and communication than to study with practising writers, linguists and critics. On this course you will be studying with an extremely well qualified team of tutors, whose work has been recognised both nationally and internationally. Guided by your tutors, you will explore many new kinds of literature and new ways of reading, as well as learning how language works and shapes our lives. In addition, there is the opportunity to observe the real processes involved in literary creation, alongside novelists, poets and playwrights who work within the department. Every student receives personal attention and support with their studies…

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There is no better way to develop confidence and skill in writing and communication than to study with practising writers, linguists and critics. On this course you will be studying with an extremely well qualified team of tutors, whose work has been recognised both nationally and internationally. Guided by your tutors, you will explore many new kinds of literature and new ways of reading, as well as learning how language works and shapes our lives. In addition, there is the opportunity to observe the real processes involved in literary creation, alongside novelists, poets and playwrights who work within the department. Every student receives personal attention and support with their studies, as well as being able to explore for themselves the extensive cultural resources of Chichester, which boasts the prestigious Festival Theatre and the nationally renowned New Park Film Club. Recent critical publications by staff include: Fantasy, Art and Life: Essays on George MacDonald, R.L. Stevenson and Other Fantasy Writers (Prof. Bill Gray); The Culture of Death (Dr Ben Noys); Shakespeare and the Courtesans (Dr Duncan Salkeld) and Revolutions in Taste: Women's Writing, Politics and Aesthetics 1771 - 1832 (Dr Fiona Price). Our students will be offered the opportunity to spend either one or two semesters studying in Canada.

Indicative Course Content

Year One

  • Students will be reading a variety of exciting texts and exploring new ways of looking at language and literature.
  • Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Literature
  • Language - Variety and Change
  • Literary Theory
  • Creative Writing - How Writers Work

Year Two

  • Students can shape their route according to their strengths and interests. Strands include:
  • Literary History - Shakespeare to Romanticism
  • Contesting Texts- Women's Writing, Post-Colonialism
  • Modern English Language
  • Drama

Year Three

In addition to a Personal Study (compulsory for Single Honours/Major, optional for Joint Honours) of the student's own choice, students follow a range of modules including:

  • Women's Writing in the Romantic Era
  • Canadian Women's Writing
  • Shakespeare
  • Victorian Women's Writing
  • American Drama
  • Twentieth Century American Fiction
  • Fantasy Literature
  • Fiction for Children

Why this Course?

  • Study with practising critics and writers
  • Varied and challenging curriculum
  • High success rates
  • Range of specialist topics
  • Up-to-date approaches to teaching and learning
  • Skills developed on this course include: interpersonal skills, analysis and problem-solving, writing, research, independent and critical thinking, teamwork, self-management and IT skills
  • Mature students welcome with non-standard qualifications

Careers

  • Media, including journalism
  • Teaching
  • Management
  • Law (with conversion course)

Entry Requirements

3 Years Full Time. Delivery Full Time and Part Time

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