BA (Hons) English Program By Bournemouth University |Top Universities
Program Duration

36 monthsProgram duration

Main Subject Area

English Language and LiteratureMain Subject Area

Program overview

Main Subject

English Language and Literature

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

From examining iconic and influential texts to cultivating your writing skills, this multifaceted course explores English language and literature within the context of the media in all its various forms. The course is designed to give you a strong foundation in the academic study of language and literature, whilst equipping you with professional skills to enhance your employability. Alongside the study of texts in print, you’ll be introduced to the latest developments in digital media and new media storytelling. There’s also a strong emphasis on honing your writing skills, whether that's in academic work, creative writing, or journalism, opening the door to an exciting range of career possibilities or further study.

Program overview

Main Subject

English Language and Literature

Degree

BA

Study Level

Undergraduate

From examining iconic and influential texts to cultivating your writing skills, this multifaceted course explores English language and literature within the context of the media in all its various forms. The course is designed to give you a strong foundation in the academic study of language and literature, whilst equipping you with professional skills to enhance your employability. Alongside the study of texts in print, you’ll be introduced to the latest developments in digital media and new media storytelling. There’s also a strong emphasis on honing your writing skills, whether that's in academic work, creative writing, or journalism, opening the door to an exciting range of career possibilities or further study.

Admission requirements

Undergraduate

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Based bythe sea in south-west England, Bournemouth University (BU) focuses on producingfuture-ready graduates, with every student undergraduate student having theopportunity to take a work placement as part of their course. BU has a longestablished programme of placements for students both nationally andinternationally and has a reputation for the quality of these opportunities.

 

Theuniversity has four academic faculties:

 

  • Health & Social Sciences
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Many ofthe university’s courses are accredited or validated by professionalorganisations.

 

Allstudents have the chance to do a work placement, at home or abroad, whichevercourse you choose to study. Some placements last for 30 weeks, after yoursecond year, but others are shorter throughout the course.

 

Placementschallenge you to test the skills and knowledge you learn during the course in a‘real world’ environment, adding practical experience to your CV.

 

There’san annual Graduate and Placements Fair, and you’ll be helped by the Careers& Employability Service, as well as the excellent contacts of academicstaff, many of whom have worked in, or still work in, their field.

 

Thiscareers-focused approach produces real results: 93.1% of Bournemouth Universitygraduates were in work or further study within six months of graduatingaccording to the Destination of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) survey 2017.

 

The BUInternational College offers a range of preparatory programs which givesstudents the opportunity to study in Bournemouth and prepare successfully forentry into chosen courses. Visit www.bournemouth.ac.uk/international-collegefor more information.

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