Teesside University, Middlesbrough

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: Teesside University

English Studies (with Foundation Year)

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Course summary

Summary: This degree includes an integrated foundation year if you do not have the appropriate subjects and/or grades for entry to year one of the degree. The course develops your knowledge of classic and contemporary texts, genres and periods ranging from 18th-century and Victorian literature to popular fiction and their adaptations. Course details: Do you enjoy reading and writing? Do you take pleasure in thinking for yourself and exploring new ways of interpreting the world around you? If you do, you are certain to enjoy studying English. Engage with these and other questions on our cutting-edge programme. This course explores a traditional and respected academic subject in exciting, new and creative ways by addressing modern styles of writing and other cultural forms such as film and television. After the course: English Studies is a degree which opens career opportunities in journalism, media and communication, retail management, local government, the creative and cultural industries, arts administration, civil service, education, performing arts and the law. There are excellent opportunities for those wishing to pursue postgraduate studies at Teesside in English, cultural studies and creative writing.

Course details

Modules

Access course information through Teesside University’s website using the course details link provided.

Assessment method

At Teesside you learn in a range of settings from large group lectures to discussion-based seminars, independent research, small group work, individual tutorials and workshops. You’ll work with lecturers who are experts in teaching and learning as well as being scholars, researchers and writers. You’ll also have the opportunity to support others through the PASS (peer-assisted study sessions) scheme. With no formal examinations, you are assessed through essays, portfolios, continuous assessment, presentations, blogs and major projects, all of which develop advanced skills in creative, academic and professional writing, as well as high-level presentation and communication skills. Our Disability Services team helps students with additional needs resulting from disabilities such as sensory impairment or learning difficulties such as dyslexia.


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.

EU

Wales

England

International

Scotland

Northern Ireland

Republic of Ireland

Application codes

Course code:
Q304
Institution code:
T20
Campus name:
Teesside University
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Offers are tailored to individual circumstances. Most UCAS tariff based offers require a minimum of 32 tariff points. Non-tariff qualifications are also considered.


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
80%
Student satisfaction
40%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
85%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £13000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK here: tees.ac.uk/fees, or if you are an international student here: tees.ac.uk/international/fees. If you live in the Channel Islands or Isle of Man contact your education authority: gov.uk/student-finance. Fees for EU applicants will be confirmed soon.
English Studies (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS