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Course summary

BA (Hons) English Multidiscipline is a degree unique to the University of Salford. Do you want to study with teachers and students of different disciplines on an innovative programme newly-designed to meet the professional and social challenges of today? This is the degree to choose if, after completing your foundation year, you want to study combinations of disciplines in English: English Literature and Creative Writing English Language and Creative Writing English Language and English Literature Drama and Creative Writing English Language and Drama English Literature and Drama Taught on the green Peel Park Campus close to Manchester city centre, BA (Hons) English Multidiscipline is for you if you want to build a future in teaching, creative industries, media, arts organisations, the civic sector, or government. We teach literature, language and creative subjects with passion and our work has a strong focus on how the humanities can be used to serve communities — whether it’s the work of drama in social settings, the therapeutic power of creative writing, or the application of language to health and social services. Our teaching nurtures the academic, artist, and professional in our students. At Salford, we understand you are an individual with individual ambitions for the future. All courses delivered by English specialists are designed to help you consider your future, raising career aspirations with professional masterclasses and work placement opportunities, as well as CV and job application workshops. To find out more about the routes you can build through this degree, please visit our website; You will: Have the opportunity to study abroad for a trimester or undertake a work placement module in arts, media, the creative industries or civic sector. Study from four English disciplines in a diverse curriculum that engages with culture and identity in the twenty-first century. Develop your potential as a teacher or ability to apply your practice in community settings on bespoke modules. Develop your creative skills through masterclasses with high profile writers, literary agents, publishing commissioners, directors and theatre companies. Develop vital skills needed for a range of exciting careers in areas such as teaching, media, publishing, marketing, and administration. Work in professional theatre spaces with the support of experienced dramaturgs and technicians if choosing drama modules.


The modules which you will study on this course will vary depending on which subject combinations you choose. The idea behind BA (Hons) English Multidiscipline is that you shape the degree based on your interests. You'll start by studying a foundation year, which will give you the grounding you need when studying English at university. Then, whether your passions lie in Literature, Language, Drama, Creative Writing or a mix of these, you'll be able to study what interests you most through a range of core and optional modules. Find out which route is the one for you by using the following links. You'll then apply for BA (Hons) English Multidiscipline via UCAS in the usual way and we'll contact you when we offer you a place on the course, inviting you to confirm your choices. English Literature and Creative Writing English Language and Creative Writing English Language and English Literature Drama and Creative Writing English Language and Drama English Literature and Drama

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The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

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IELTS (Academic)6with no element below 5.5

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English Multidiscipline with Foundation Year at University of Salford - UCAS