English and History Nottingham Trent University

Undergraduate

Joint Honours degrees offer you the maximum flexibility to study subject areas that genuinely interest you. You’ll be able to shape your study according to your strengths, interests and career ambitions. ENGLISH at NTU is taught by award-winning and internationally-recognised academics. The course is extremely flexible and offers a broad range of optional modules that allow you to pursue your interests for the written word, from Shakespeare right through to travel writing. HISTORY will introduce you to diverse peoples, nations and ideas from medieval and early modern right through to contemporary history within Britain and across top the Americas, Asia and the Far East. Both subjects will help you to think critically, develop an open mind and develop excellent analytical skills. Both subjects will help you to communicate more creatively and academically and will help you to develop strong analytical skills.

English at NTU is taught by expert academics and award-winning writers. You’ll be able to study an exciting array of literature dating from the Renaissance period right through to the 21st Century. 100% of English and history students are satisfied with the quality of their course (NSS 2017). You'll examine a range of literature such as; Shakespeare, American literature, Black writing in Britain, travel writing and modern poetry. Through the varied modules you’ll explore key debates, enhance your communication skills and become more creative in the way that you write. You’ll be able to engage with a detailed cultural programme of events where you’ll be able to meet and converse with writers, film makers and other practitioners to gain a greater insight into English and to learn additional expertise. You’ll also be given fantastic research seminars which will help you to conduct your own research. History offers a range of ways to make sense of the past by utilising a selection of approaches and skills. The academic team at NTU teaches specialist modules informed by their own research specialisms, including; History Matters, Conflicts and Cultures in Mid-Victorian England 1850-1880 and Real Life Work Project. This course requires you to be passionate, focused and to use digital technology to undertake independent study and library research. The History department have a close network of companies and over 250 museums across the East Midlands to help provide you with exciting placement opportunities to help you build your CV and to make your own connections within the industry.

Our English degree will strengthen your professional and creative writing. You'll develop excellent verbal and written communication, will be able to think critically and be able to contextualise theoretical approaches to the study of English. History will provide you with a diverse skill range such as; conceptual analysis, be able to project manage effectively and be able to take an initiative and work well within a team and independently. Many of our recent graduates have gone on to work in a variety of exciting roles such as policy advisers and recruitment consultants. Others have pursued careers in journalism, public relations and publishing.100% of English and history undergraduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2015-16).

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Clifton Campus

  • Start date

    21 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


Course details

Modules

You’ll be able to choose from a broad range of modules such as: Foundations in Literary Studies • American Literature: Writing Self and Nation • The Historian's Craft • Culture and Anarchy • Heritage Matters • Renaissance Literature, 1485-1660: Shakespeare and his Contemporaries • Writing Works • American Topics.


How to apply

Application deadlines

If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:

15 January *

*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code QV31
Institution code N91
Campus name Clifton Campus
Campus code 2

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 104 points
A level 104 UCAS Tariff points from up to four qualifications (two of which must be A-level equivalent).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM
Access to HE Diploma Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3
GCSE/National 4/National 5 GCSE English grade C/4
GCSE Maths grade C/4
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) 104 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Diploma and up to two qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) 104 UCAS Tariff points from your BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate and three qualifications (one of which must be A-level equivalent).

We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £13,450 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Your Course fees will increase each year in line with inflation and as specified by the Government.