Newman University, Birmingham

Degree level: Undergraduate

English

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Course summary

BA (Hons) English at Newman University invites you to think about how literature and language shape the world around you and discover your place within a complex and ever-changing society. You will study a range of texts from different cultures, perspectives, and periods, with particular emphasis on modern and contemporary writing. You will receive excellent support throughout your time at Newman, with a personal tutor to help answer questions and guide you in your studies. The course will give the skills and advice you need to succeed in a range of different careers from teaching to publishing to marketing, with practical, real-world opportunities to gain valuable experience. Why study this course? • A combination of Literature and Language modules, with options to specialise in your area of interest • 96% student satisfaction in the 2020 National Student Survey • Dedicated support for exploring careers in a range of fields • Superb digital resources and innovative e-learning facilities to also allow for virtual workshops • A close-knit community of students and staff

Course details

Modules

Please see the Newman University website for details.

Assessment method

Please see the Newman University website for details.

Qualified teacher status (QTS)

To work as a teacher at a state school in England or Wales, you will need to achieve qualified teacher status (QTS). This is offered on this course for the following level:

  • Course does not award QTS

How to apply

This course is not accepting applications from students requiring a Student visa. For more information, please contact the course provider.

Application codes

Course code:
Q300
Institution code:
N36
Campus name:
Newman University
Campus code:
N

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

International applicants

This course is currently not accepting applications from international learners.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

On enrolment this degree requires 5 GCSEs at grade 4 (or C) or above, including English (or recognised equivalents . A Level (or equivalent) in a humanities/social sciences related subject.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://newman.ac.uk/course/english-ba-hons/full-time/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
86%
Student satisfaction
60%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
Go onto work and study

The student satisfaction data is from students surveyed during the Covid-19 pandemic. The number of student respondents and response rates can be important in interpreting the data – it is important to note your experience may be different from theirs. This data will be based on the subject area rather than the specific course. Read more about this data on the Discover Uni website.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees shown are for 2022/23 academic year. The University will review tuition fees and increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, on enrolment and in subsequent years of your course. It is anticipated that such increases would be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments).
English at Newman University, Birmingham - UCAS