What will I learn?

Overview

Studied in combination, these subject areas enable you to study English literature in its varied contexts of its production alongside the media forms and phenomena that shape and reflect contemporary society.

English Literature at Worcester will introduce you to cutting-edge thinking in spheres as diverse as Shakespeare in translation, children’s literature, contemporary American writing and ecocriticism.

Media & Culture examines how the media, TV and digital communication shape society, its values and politics – and, as a result, identity and human experience.

Key features

  • Study diverse literatures emanating from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries – and encompassing both ‘canonical’ and ‘marginal’ texts
  • Opportunities to play an active role in local and regional literature festivals, related events and a work project module
  • Innovative, contemporary and important topics including Green Media, War, Democracy and the Media and Gender
  • Strong emphasis on employability and graduate progression throughout the course with the opportunity to take up a work project and volunteering activities
  • Opportunity to study at a partner university abroad- Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours course

Learn more about the course at our Open Days

Visiting us is the best way to get a feel for student life at the University of Worcester. You'll find out more about the course at our subject specific talks, and have the opportunity speak to staff, students and recent graduates about what it’s really like to study at Worcester.

Which department am I in?

School of Humanities

Study options

Full Time (3 Years)

Tuition fees
£13,100.00 (US$ 18,030) per year
This is a provisional fee yet to be approved
Start date

12 September 2022

Venue

Main Site

Henwick Grove,

Worcester,

Worcestershire,

WR2 6AJ, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students should have US High School Diploma with an overall GPA of 2.6 plus one of the following: SAT I with a minimum of 1650 (550+ in each element) or SAT after March 2016, with each compulsory SAT or session of 600+ or ACT Composite Score of 22 or above and one of the following: 2 AP Subjects with a score of 3+ or 3 SAT Subject Tests with a minimum score of 550 in each subject or 2 SAT Subject Tests after March 2016 with a minimum score of 570 in each subject or a combination of AP Subjects and SAT Subjects.

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

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