ENGLISH at NTU is taught by award-winning and internationally-recognised academics. The course is extremely flexible, offering a broad range of optional modules that allow you to pursue your interests for the written word, from Shakespeare right through to travel writing. MEDIA is a popular course which gives you creative freedom to design your perfect degree by offering a mixture of theoretical and practical modules that consider approaches to the media. BA (Hons) English and Media has an 82% student satisfaction rate (NSS 2020). English at NTU offers students the opportunity to study literature from the Renaissance period right through to the 21st Century as well as delving into creative and professional writing. You'll gain expert teaching from our award winning writers and researchers who will introduce you to a selection of exciting texts and support you to secure sufficient work placement opportunities that will benefit you with transferable skills for your career. English will help develop your written and verbal communication, enhance your professional and academic writing and help you to become more employable. 100% of English students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2020). Media is an exciting degree which will allow you to learn from industry professionals and academics who are creating the latest cutting edge research within the field. You'll examine a range of texts and aspects of media including; lifestyle magazines, social networking sites, advertising, public relations, gaming and journalism. From this you'll develop advanced critical analysis skills of media texts, audiences and many institutions. The course incorporates theoretical and practical approaches to the media which will help you to communicate in range of ways. You’ll be encouraged to undertake work experience with influential organisations within the industry to build your CV and your connections within the industry. The degree uses a range of assessment techniques including; coursework, examinations, coursework, essays, blogs, project work and group presentations which makes it a modern and exciting course. There is also an option to study abroad at one of our partner universities to gain more independence and to enrich your travelling experience. Media will help you to develop advanced skills to critically analyse media texts, audiences and institutions. You'll also gain invaluable media production skills. You'll gain an in-depth understanding of the media industry from both a theoretical and practical stand point which you'll be able to apply to multiple platforms either online, on screen or in print. You'll l be able to project manage in an effective manner and be able to critically analyse a range of texts, audiences and institutions. Our recent graduates have gone onto work in many different roles including; accounting, project management, journalism, marketing, advertising, film and TV, teaching, social work and events management. 97% of our English joint honours undergraduates are in work or further study within six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).
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How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
A lower offer may be made based on a range of factors, including your background (such as where you live and the school or college you attended), your experiences and individual circumstances (you may have been in care, for example). This is called a contextual offer and we get data from UCAS to make these decisions. NTU offers a student experience like no other, and this approach helps us to find students who have the potential to succeed here, but may have faced barriers that can make it more difficult to access university. We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.
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
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