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English studies and writing

Communication is your thing. You’re into how humans use words, stories and images to express their ideas. Our courses let you develop your own style of writing and explore facets of English language, literature and linguistics that fascinate you. And we give you industry insight through links with creative organisations.

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Drama and English Literature

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4-years-with-placement-year
,
4 years with foundation year
Course features
  • Discover how our societies have shaped and been shaped by literature
  • Explore different modes of performance and drama practice
  • Connect with Cambridge’s performance scene through our local links

English Language and Linguistics

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4-years-with-placement
Course features
  • Discover how language shapes people’s ideas, attitudes and identities
  • The chance to study for the internationally recognised CELTA
  • Professional experience in an optional placement year

English Literature

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4-years-with-placement
,
4 years with foundation year
Course features
  • Explore how literature has influenced different societies over the centuries
  • Delve into the classics and genres including sci-fi and children’s literature
  • Enhance your professional CV with a semester abroad

English Literature

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
University Centre Peterborough
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
This course will bring the great authors and works to life, from Anglo-Saxon times to the present, on an imaginatively taught course that will prepare you for a range of careers.

History and English Literature

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
University Centre West Anglia (King's Lynn)
Available as:
Full-time
,
Part-time
Course features
History and English are fascinating subjects in their own right, but studying them together is excellent training for analysing and expressing complex ideas generally. In other words, you'll be developing abilities that will be useful in a vast range of careers and which employers especially value.

Philosophy and English Literature

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4-years-with-placement
Course features
  • Explore the questions and the literature that have engaged for centuries
  • Gain valuable research skills and develop your critical thinking
  • Engage in discussions and debates through our Philosophy Society

Writing and English Literature

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4--years-with-placement
Course features
  • Develop as a professional writer while exploring the writing that shaped us
  • Hands-on experience in an optional placement year
  • Make the most of Cambridge’s creative scene with our local links

Writing and Film

Undergraduate - BA (Hons)

Study in:
Cambridge
Available as:
3 years full-time
,
4 years with foundation
,
4 years with placement
Course features
  • Develop your writing and filmmaking skills while delving into the medium
  • The opportunity to screen your work at Cambridge Arts Picturehouse
  • Make the most of Cambridge’s creative scene with our local links