Nottingham Trent University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
Studying English requires a deep passion for language, an intellectual curiosity, and the ability to explain yourself with imagination and intelligence. Our English course is extremely flexible as it 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. You'll be able to gain valuable work experience from our creative partnerships, where you'll be able to practically apply your theoretical knowledge and develop your career prospects. 92% of our English students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2019).
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. 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 with the way in which you write. This course has been designed to help enhance your talents and strengths as well as provide you with the skills and knowledge to forge a successful career. You’ll be encouraged to increase your knowledge surrounding digital competencies and through the use of work experience you’ll be able to gain a great knowledge of the discipline of the workplace and be able to explore a selection of potential careers before graduating. Alongside this, 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. As one of our graduates you will possess a wide range of academic and transferable skills suitable for employment, with 97% of our English undergraduates in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016/17).
See website for full list of modules available.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Clifton Campus|
This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||including A-level English grade C.|
|A level||112 UCAS Tariff points from up to four A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-level English grade C or equivalent.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||and A-level English grade C or equivalent.|
|Access to HE Diploma||Pass your Access course with 60 credits overall with a minimum of 45 credits at level 3 including relevant English modules|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||
GCSE English grade C/4 or equivalent
GCSE Maths grade C/4 or equivalent
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Diploma and up to two A-Level or equivalent qualifications, including A-level English grade C or equivalent.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)||112 UCAS tariff points from your BTEC level 3 National Extended Certificate and up to three A-Levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-level English grade C or equivalent.|
We also consider equivalent qualifications and combinations. Please contact Nottingham Trent University Admissions team for further information.