University of Suffolk

Degree level: Undergraduate


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Course summary

English the study of literature and language through a range of specialist and skill-based modules. Students will explore poetry, prose and drama alongside modules in literary criticism and linguistic analysis. Applicants can choose to study 3 years of English or alternatively in year 2 move to a choose an alternative pathway:. Pathway 1: Literature and Creative Writing: is designed to give students the opportunity to specialise as writers, critics, and practitioners. Throughout the degree, specialist supervisors give them guidance and support with the aim of enhancing and developing confidence in their creativity, critical skills and judgement. Students have the opportunity to create a portfolio of published work, including poems, short stories, scripts, flash fiction, podcasts, and novellas. Pathway 2: Literature and Linguistics: enables students to combine innovative approaches to literature with cutting-edge research in linguistics. On the course, students engage with contemporary subjects in literature and study a range of linguistic topics, such as language acquisition and disorders, and variation in spoken language. The degree allows students to practise key skills in sociolinguistics, conversation analysis, psycholinguistics and literary linguistics.

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components) where English is not the students' first language.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £12996 Year 1
International £12996 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £12996 Year 1

Additional fee information

2022-23 tuition fees are subject to change in line with inflation, or a government change in the fee cap. Ipswich Award- A £1,000 award for students starting in September 2022 who meet or exceed academic entry requirements - see our website for details.
English at University of Suffolk - UCAS