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Nottingham Trent University

English

UCAS Code: Q300

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

Entry requirements


112 UCAS Tariff points from up to four A-levels or equivalent qualifications, including A-level English grade C or equivalent.

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

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.

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.

Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)

DMM

and A-level English grade C or equivalent.

UCAS Tariff

112

including A-level English grade C.

About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2020

Subject

English literature

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).

Modules

See website for full list of modules available.

The Uni


Course location:

Clifton Campus

Department:

School of Arts and Humanities

TEF rating:
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What students say


We've crunched the numbers to see if overall student satisfaction here is high, medium or low compared to students studying this subject(s) at other universities.

83%
med
English literature

How do students rate their degree experience?

The stats below relate to the general subject area/s at this university, not this specific course. We show this where there isn’t enough data about the course, or where this is the most detailed info available to us.

Literature in english

Teaching and learning

83%
Staff make the subject interesting
96%
Staff are good at explaining things
91%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
86%
Opportunities to apply what I've learned

Assessment and feedback

Feedback on work has been timely
Feedback on work has been helpful
Staff are contactable when needed
Good advice available when making study choices

Resources and organisation

81%
Library resources
95%
IT resources
88%
Course specific equipment and facilities
83%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

75%
UK students
25%
International students
29%
Male students
71%
Female students
81%
2:1 or above
13%
Drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
B
C

After graduation


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English studies

What are graduates doing after six months?

This is what graduates told us they were doing (and earning), shortly after completing their course. We've crunched the numbers to show you if these immediate prospects are high, medium or low, compared to those studying this subject/s at other universities.

£17,000
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Average annual salary
98%
high
Employed or in further education
85%
med
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

11%
Sales, marketing and related associate professionals
11%
Public services and other associate professionals
10%
Media professionals

What about your long term prospects?

Looking further ahead, below is a rough guide for what graduates went on to earn.

English literature

The graph shows median earnings of graduates who achieved a degree in this subject area one, three and five years after graduating from here.

£18k

£18k

£21k

£21k

£22k

£22k

Note: this data only looks at employees (and not those who are self-employed or also studying) and covers a broad sample of graduates and the various paths they've taken, which might not always be a direct result of their degree.

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