English with Foundation Year (BA) 48 months Undergraduate Program By Birkbeck, University of London |Top Universities
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Program Duration

48 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

English Language and LiteratureMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

English Language and Literature

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA English with Foundation Year offers students the chance to study the full range of English literature, and to develop valuable new skills in writing, reading and critical thinking. Based in the historic campus in the heart of Bloomsbury, in a Georgian terrace once occupied by Virginia Woolf, this course offers both depth and breadth through its wide and diverse range of modules. Students will gain a detailed knowledge of the most significant literary works from the medieval period to the present. Students will read texts by Dickens, Zadie Smith, Shakespeare and Plath; encounter genres such as science fiction and romance; and explore literary forms from the novel to comics and beyond. The course’s flexible structure allows students to shape their degree according to their own literary and critical interests. Graduates can pursue careers in writing and journalism, publishing, editing or research. This degree may also be useful in becoming an editorial assistant, newspaper/magazine journalist, writer, academic librarian or public relations officer.

Program overview

Main Subject

English Language and Literature

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

The BA English with Foundation Year offers students the chance to study the full range of English literature, and to develop valuable new skills in writing, reading and critical thinking. Based in the historic campus in the heart of Bloomsbury, in a Georgian terrace once occupied by Virginia Woolf, this course offers both depth and breadth through its wide and diverse range of modules. Students will gain a detailed knowledge of the most significant literary works from the medieval period to the present. Students will read texts by Dickens, Zadie Smith, Shakespeare and Plath; encounter genres such as science fiction and romance; and explore literary forms from the novel to comics and beyond. The course’s flexible structure allows students to shape their degree according to their own literary and critical interests. Graduates can pursue careers in writing and journalism, publishing, editing or research. This degree may also be useful in becoming an editorial assistant, newspaper/magazine journalist, writer, academic librarian or public relations officer.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

6+
48+
1200+
83+
Jan-2000

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