Loughborough University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English (with placement year)

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Course summary

Our English degree is highly flexible, allowing you to pick and choose from a mix of core and optional modules. Whether you’re interested in literature, language, film or creative writing, you can tailor this course to your passions and interests. The curriculum of our BA English degree offers you the freedom to construct a course covering literature and language within a broad range of fields and approaches, providing a stimulating environment for your academic work. The modules we offer on our English course grow out of the current research interests and publications of our academic staff, making it possible for you to study the latest thinking in areas as diverse as the staging of Shakespeare, film studies, Victorian literature, contemporary writing, and American literature and culture. The academic staff who teach our English degree are recognised for their expertise in areas such as contemporary texts and theory, culture and communication, creative writing, and literature from the 16th century to the present day. Their knowledge of subject areas and enthusiasm for their research and teaching make this a vibrant and supportive place for you to study in, and to learn transferable skills for your future employment. There are also modules in creative writing, with tuition across the discipline, and the option to respond creatively to literary texts on other modules.

Course details

Modules

For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.

Assessment method

Methods of assessment include essays, reflective commentaries, seminar participation, online in-class tests, annotated bibliographies, performance projects, in-class presentations, research projects, workbook/log books, group work, peer assessments and the final dissertation. Exposure to such a wide range of written and oral methods of communication builds a broad set of skills and professional competencies for maximum employability. This course is assessed entirely through coursework, as opposed to exams.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q301
Institution code:
L79
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Loughborough accepts a wide range of qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/entrance-requirements/ This information details the general requirements and should be read in conjunction with the information given for each course. Loughborough also accepts a wide range of international qualifications for entry as outlined on our website www.lboro.ac.uk/international/applicants/country/ Loughborough uses contextual data in the admissions process to provide insights into the context in which your academic qualifications have been achieved. This may influence the typical offers outlined in the information given for each course. www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/getting-started/applying/contextual-data/

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.lboro.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/apply/entry-requirements/

Additional entry requirements

Other

Applicants are usually selected solely on the basis of their UCAS application, but in exceptional cases, an interview may be required. If applicants are made an offer of a place, they will be invited to visit, giving them the opportunity to meet staff and students, see facilities and get an insight into what it is like to be a student at Loughborough.


English language requirements

All applicants are required to demonstrate that they have an appropriate level of English language. For full details of the acceptable English language requirements see our website

http://www.lboro.ac.uk/international/applicants/english/


Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
94%
Student satisfaction
70%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
80%
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

EU £20750 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £20750 Year 1

Additional fee information

While the cost of your tuition covers lots of things, it doesn’t cover everything. For instance this course doesn’t cover the cost of any stationary, printing, books or re-assessments which you might need.
English (with placement year) at Loughborough University - UCAS