Overview Studied as a joint honours degree, you will explore English Literature in some of the immensely varied contexts of its production, alongside the practical business of how to research and communicate what is happening in the world, now. English Literature at Worcester will introduce you to cutting-edge thinking in spheres as diverse as Shakespeare in translation, children’s literature, contemporary American writing and ecocriticism. Journalism at Worcester will equip you to work in today’s multi-platform media environment and enable you to apply for both journalism and communications roles once you have graduated. Key features
- Study diverse literature emanating from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries – and encompassing both ‘canonical’ and ‘marginal’ texts
- A long, established course that has continually evolved with an excellent staff team of highly-skilled and enthusiastic lecturers who are experienced teachers and published researchers
- Strong emphasis on the development of advanced literacy and communication skills
- Students are taught by experienced, trained and practising journalists and also benefit from an exciting programme of guest lecturers from within the industry
- Excellent work placement opportunities, developed in collaboration with local organisations, including the BBC. Opportunities to play an active role in local and regional literature festivals and related events
- Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours degree
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How to apply
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.