English Studies (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS

Course summary

This course includes a foundation year - ideal if you need additional preparation or if you don't have sufficient grades to join Year 1 of a degree. Course details: This degree in English Studies develops your knowledge of classic and contemporary texts, genres and periods ranging from 18th-century and Victorian literature to modern, postmodern and 21st-century literature and culture, from British and international contexts. Do you get excited about reading and writing? Are you concerned to think for yourself and explore new ways of interpreting the world around you? Do you want to develop future-proof professional abilities in critical thinking, communication and project management? If you do, studying English will take your interests further, expand your horizons and hone vital skills, and see you make an impact in your chosen career. You explore a traditional and respected academic subject in innovative and creative way by raising challenging questions and encompassing modern and experimental styles of writing alongside other cultural forms including digital works, film and television. Graduates are successful in a variety of professional settings including digital copywriting, teaching, publishing, business start-ups and marketing. Top reasons to study this course 1. Explore the relationship between literature, culture, politics, and identity in our fast-changing world. 2. Enquiry-based learning develops your high-level research, problem-solving, and project management skills. 3. Develop your own research interests and let your creativity challenge the way the world works.. 4. Opportunities to present your work at a student conference and other supportive settings. After the course: This degree 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. For those interested in extending their studies, we offer four MA degrees: in English, creative writing, creative writing (online) and creative writing and wellbeing (online).


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Assessment method

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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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.

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £17000 Year 1
International £17000 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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Find out more about fees and funding if you are from the UK or Ireland 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.

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UK students: Clearing line opening times: Monday to Friday - 9.30am until 4.00pm. For courses at our Middlesbrough campus call 01642 738400 or visit www.tees.ac.uk/clearing to complete our online enquiry form, or for courses at our London campus call 0203 9609333 or visit www.tees.ac.uk/london/study/clearing.cfm to complete our online enquiry form. International students: if you have already obtained your qualifications and achieved your grades, use the relevant link (from above - Middlesbrough or London campus) to register your details with us - you must upload all requested documents to the enquiry form.

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English Studies (with Foundation Year) at Teesside University, Middlesbrough - UCAS