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What will I learn?

Are you keen to understand the world around us? Studying English Literature and Psychology at Keele will provide complementary insights into why people think, act and behave the way they do. Studying English Literature allows you to investigate a diverse range of literary perspectives across different cultures and historical periods. On the other hand, psychological perspectives underpin all that we are and everything we do, from biological influences and social pressures to environmental factors. Studying both subjects, you will develop skills in communication, research and critical thinking, pertinent to a career in both science and the arts.**Why choose this course?**- This programme is accredited by the British Psychological Society (BPS)- Become a skilled analyst of literature of all kinds, from poetry to graphic novels to political speeches- Gain highly transferable employability skills to pursue a broad range of careers in education, health, and business- Engage with real-world psychology research projects- Work at the cutting edge of research alongside experienced literary scholars English Literature and Psychology at Keele enables you to build key analytical skills in research and analysis, with the ability to present your ideas and findings through various methods, as well as studying works of literature that will help you to develop your critical thinking and your understanding of the society in which we live.You will explore literature from Shakespeare to the contemporary and examine literature in English from across the world, including Britain, North America and Africa, taking a truly global perspective. You will develop your knowledge and skills to contribute to some of the most crucial debates of our time regarding such issues as decolonisation, sustainability and the environment, gender and sexuality, and political extremism.Taught by expert lecturers in English Literature, you will explore and interpret literary works that will challenge your views, advance your tastes, prompt your creativity, and give you the opportunity to become a versatile graduate. Through a range of activities and assessments, this diverse course will equip you with a vast array of attributes that employers are looking for, including creativity, emotional intelligence, and digital literacy.Psychology will equip you with a well-rounded education and in addition to studying the principal areas specified by the British Psychological Society (BPS) curriculum, you will have the opportunity to tailor your degree to reflect your career aspirations and interests. Principle areas of psychology include: biological, cognitive, social and developmental psychology as well as individual differences and historical issues. You will gain fundamental scientific skills in research design, statistics, qualitative and survey methods. With this knowledge, you will learn how to conduct research and critically analyse that of others.**About Keele**Keele University was established in 1949 by the former Vice-Chancellor of Oxford University. Founded to meet the needs of a changing world, Keele has always had a pioneering vision to be a different kind of university.We excel in both teaching and research, with some of the most satisfied students in England, and research that is changing lives for the better at a regional, national and global level.Our beautiful 600-acre campus is one of the biggest in Britain – but all the most important services and facilities are on your doorstep, with accommodation, teaching spaces, facilities including a medical centre, sports centre and pharmacy, and a range of shops, eateries and entertainment venues – including the Students’ Union – clustered around the centre.

Which department am I in?

Keele (Central)

Study options

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
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Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Full Time (4 Years)

Tuition fees
Information not available

Please check with institution

Start date

September 2023

Venue

Main Site

Keele University,

Keele,

ST5 5BG, England

Entry requirements

For students from United States

Students need to have a 3 APs (grade 5=A; 4=B, 3=C) OR 3 SAT Subject Tests (SAT II) (600= A/B; 550=C) OR a combination of SAT Subject Tests/ AP's/ ACT composite score 26 (totalling 3). Students need to have an IELTS 6.0 or equivalent with no subtest score below 5.5.

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

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About Keele University

Keele University has risen to 32nd place in the UK and made it into the top ten and is also known to deliver one-to one academic assistance.

  • Keele offers world-class learning and several study options
  • Self-contained University with many impressive facilities
  • 96% of graduates find work within six months
  • Joint first in England for student course satisfaction

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