Please note that the information provided relates to the current academic year and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please check the Sheffield Hallam University website for the latest information. Course summary
- Gain expertise in a wide variety of English topics.
- Learn from an expert team of researchers and practising writers.
- Choose your direction of study and discover the topics that fire your interest the most.
- Team up with professionals and apply your skills in placements and projects.
- lectures on specialist topics
- critical debates in seminars
- writing workshops
- one-to-one meetings with staff
- group work
- innovative assessments, projects and briefs
- live readings and special events
Module and assessment information for future years is displayed as currently validated and may be liable to change. When selecting electives, your choices will be subject to the core requirements of the course. As a result, selections may be limited to a choice between one of two or more specified electives in some instances. You will be able to complete a placement year as part of this course. See the modules table below for further information. Year 1 Compulsory modules Craft And Form 40 Describing Language 20 Linguistic Creativity 20 Local To Global: Literary Explorations 40 Year 2 Compulsory modules Ideas Into Action 40 Imagined Futures: Literature, Time And Hope 20 What's The Story? Long And Short Fiction 20 Elective modules A Fine Line: Poetry And Poetics 20 Exploring Second Language Learning 20 Foreign Language 20 Foundation Studies In Tesol 20 Style And Interpretation 20 Talk And Interaction 20 The Literature Of Things 20 Year 3 Optional modules Placement Year Final year Elective modules Changing Lives: Literature And Social Movements 20 Counter-Culture And Creativity 20 Creative Writing Major Project 40 Exploring English Education 20 Foreign Language 20 Language Dissertation 40 Language, Learning And Wellbeing 20 Life On Earth: Writing And Environment 20 Literature Research Project 40 Make It New: Experimental Writing 20 Reading And The Mind 20 Revealing Gender 20 Tesol Classroom Teaching And Reflection 20 The Ends Of The Earth: Literature And The Anthropocene 20 The Spectacular City: Exploring Urban Spaces 20 Writing For Change: Writing And Advocacy 20 Writing For Young People 20
How to apply
This course has limited vacancies, and is no longer accepting applications from some students. See the list below for where you normally live, to check if you’re eligible to apply.
Republic of Ireland
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
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
To find the clearing entry criteria for this course, please visit our online prospectus. Clearing is not open to international students this year.
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Additional entry requirements
Please note that the information provided on this web page relates to 2021 courses and is subject to change without notice by Sheffield Hallam University. Please note the University will only admit students who are aged 18 or over at the point of enrolment.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||If English is not your first language, you will need an IELTS score of 6.5 with a minimum of 5.5 in all skills, or equivalent|
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
Scholarships, discounts and bursaries may be available to students who study this course.
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