Nottingham Trent University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English and History

Make sure you check on the university, college or conservatoire website for any updates about course changes as a result of COVID-19.

Course summary

ENGLISH at NTU is taught by award-winning and internationally-recognised academics. The course is extremely flexible and offers a broad range of optional modules that allow you to pursue your interests for the written word, from Shakespeare right through to travel writing. 100% of English students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2020). HISTORY will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across top the Americas, Asia and the Far East. Both subjects will help you to think critically, develop an open mind and develop excellent analytical skills. Both subjects will help you to communicate more creatively and academically and will help you to develop strong analytical skills. English at NTU is taught by expert academics and award-winning writers. You’ll be able to study an exciting array of literature dating from the Renaissance period right through to the 21st Century. You'll examine a range of literature such as; Shakespeare, American literature, Black writing in Britain, travel writing and modern poetry. Through the varied modules you’ll explore key debates, enhance your communication skills and become more creative in the way that you write. You’ll be able to engage with a detailed cultural programme of events where you’ll be able to meet and converse with writers, film makers and other practitioners to gain a greater insight into English and to learn additional expertise. You’ll also be given fantastic research seminars which will help you to conduct your own research. History offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. This course requires you to be passionate, focused and to use digital technology to undertake independent study and library research. The History department have a close network of companies and over 250 museums across the East Midlands to help provide you with exciting placement opportunities to help you build your CV and to make your own connections within the industry. Our English degree will strengthen your professional and creative writing. You'll develop excellent verbal and written communication, will be able to think critically and be able to contextualise theoretical approaches to the study of English. History will provide you with a diverse skill range such as; conceptual analysis, be able to project manage effectively and be able to take an initiative and work well within a team and independently. 92% of our BA (Hons) English and History undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17). Many of our recent graduates have gone on to work in a variety of exciting roles such as policy advisers and recruitment consultants. Others have pursued careers in journalism, public relations and publishing.

Course details

Modules

See our website for a full list of modules available.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
QV31
Institution code:
N91
Campus name:
Clifton Campus
Campus code:
2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
88%
Student satisfaction
65%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
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

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £15600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Tuition fees are payable for each year that you are at University. The level of tuition fees for the second and subsequent years of your undergraduate course may increase in line with inflation and as specified by the UK government.
English and History at Nottingham Trent University - UCAS