In literature you’ll study different approaches and techniques for reading and studying literary texts through classic and less well-known works from the Renaissance onwards, including drama, poetry, prose fiction, autobiography, travel writing and film. Advanced options currently include English literature from Shakespeare to Austen, the nineteenth-century novel, advanced creative writing, and twentieth- century literature. Your language studies will focus on how English has developed into a global medium, with options to investigate how we use English in varied contexts or explore creativity in language.
To read more about the Stage 1, 2 and 3 modules that make up the BA (Honours) English Language and Literature (Q39), you can download and print a prospectus extract. For more information on all the qualifications available in Arts and Humanities, request a prospectus.