What will I learn?

Do you love nothing more than a good book? Perhaps you’ve always wanted to know how language works, or how it changes over time?If you love literature and are interested in the inner workings of your favourite texts, this is the course for you. You'll study English literature throughout history and learn how the language developed over time. This includes thinking about the uses and the themes, principles, techniques, values and significance of literary works in their contexts.There’s also chance to develop your creative writing, learning from expert staff who are published poets and authors themselves. Our huge choice of optional modules in everything from Vikings to drama means you can discover new passions, explore what you already love, and tailor your degree to what interests you the most.As you might expect, our staff are all prolific readers themselves, and the academic team are made up of published writers, poets and linguists. This means you will be supported by, and learning from, people with real-world publishing experience. And you will be studying in a UNESCO City of Literature, with inspiration never far away.This course is also available with a Foundation Year. You may also study English language and literature alongside multiple disciplines in our BA Liberal Arts.

Which department am I in?

School of English

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£20,000.00 (US$ 27,527) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved

*Price shown is for indicative purposes, please check with institution

Start date

19 September 2022


University Park Campus

University Park,


NG7 2RD, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have International Baccalaureate IB Points 28. Students need to have IELTS 6.5 overall with a minimum of 5.5 in each component.

*There may be different IELTS requirements depending on your chosen course.


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