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English Literature with English Language

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About this course


Course option

3.0years

Full-time | 2022

Subjects

English literature

English language

This English Literature with English Language degree is designed to get you reading books, analysing theories, critiquing prose and exploring the words that surround our daily lives. You’ll build a detailed knowledge of both disciplines, gaining a true insight into the relationship between literature, language and society.

As your degree progresses, you’ll study a diverse range of texts from a variety of genres, including Romanticism, modernism, children’s literature, and medieval poetry. With opportunities to study both literature and language, you’ll learn to analyse texts through the lens of both literary and linguistic perspectives.

Designed to provide you with transferable skillsets that can be applied in real-world settings, you’ll develop your ability to communicate effectively both verbally and in writing, present your ideas with clarity and persuasion, and evaluate complex information in a number of contexts.

**You will:**
- Benefit from dynamic teaching and assessment that incorporates both innovative and traditional approaches to the study of literature and language.

- Develop vital skills needed to open up a range of exciting career opportunities in areas such as teaching, media, publishing, marketing, and administration.

- Learn to research and analyse texts through the lenses of literary and linguistic perspectives.

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Modules

**Year one**
- Foundations of Language I
- Foundations of Language II
- Narrative, Fiction and the Novel
- Introduction to Poetry
- Language Through Literature
- Theory and Practice

*Year two**
- The Romantic Period
- Victorian Literature: Progress and Panic
Optional modules may include:
- Sounds of English
- Structure of English
- Truth and Meaning
- History and Diversity in English
- Language Acquisition
- Key Concepts and Skills in TESOL
- Corpus Approaches to Language
- Utopias and Dystopias
- Introduction to Children’s Literature
- Literature, Adaptation and the Screen
- Revival and Revolution
- From Salvation to Damnation: Religion, Sex, and Identity in English Drama 1500-1630
- Gender, Race and Empire
- Reptiles of Genius
- 21st Century Women’s Writing
- The Female Gothic
- Page to Stage: Drama Texts in Translation
- University Wide Language Programme

**Year three**
- Modernism
- Postmodernism
Optional modules may include:
- Dissertation
- Language and Communication
- Northern Voices
- Contemporary Trends in the Study of Language
- Critical Issues in TESOL
- British Theatre Post-1950
- Shakespeare and the Play of Thought
- Biography: Tradition and Innovation
- Visual Text
- Alternative Ulster
- Rebels, Villains and Discontented Minds
- Post/Colonial African Literature
- University Wide Language Programme

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The Uni


Course location:

University of Salford

Department:

School of Arts, Media and Creative Technology

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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
81%
med
English language

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

76%
Staff make the subject interesting
87%
Staff are good at explaining things
77%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
64%
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

62%
Library resources
72%
IT resources
71%
Course specific equipment and facilities
74%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

97%
UK students
3%
International students
26%
Male students
74%
Female students
89%
2:1 or above
14%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

C
C
C

English language

Teaching and learning

84%
Staff make the subject interesting
82%
Staff are good at explaining things
87%
Ideas and concepts are explored in-depth
64%
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

75%
Library resources
87%
IT resources
86%
Course specific equipment and facilities
82%
Course is well organised and has run smoothly

Student voice

Staff value students' opinions
Feel part of a community on my course

Who studies this subject and how do they get on?

96%
UK students
4%
International students
22%
Male students
78%
Female students
85%
2:1 or above
13%
First year drop out rate

Most popular A-Levels studied (and grade achieved)

B
B
C

After graduation


The stats in this section 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.

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.

£16,640
low
Average annual salary
100%
high
Employed or in further education
41%
low
Employed in a role where degree was essential or beneficial

Top job areas of graduates

15%
Sales assistants and retail cashiers
10%
Teaching and educational professionals
10%
Business, finance and related associate professionals

What about your long term prospects?

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

English studies

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

£17k

£17k

£20k

£20k

£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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