From examining iconic and influential texts to cultivating your writing skills, this multifaceted course explores English language and literature within the context of the media in all its various forms.
The course is designed to give you a strong foundation in the academic study of language and literature, whilst equipping you with professional skills to enhance your employability. Alongside the study of texts in print, you’ll be introduced to the latest developments in digital media and new media storytelling. There’s also a strong emphasis on honing your writing skills, whether that's in academic work, creative writing, or journalism, opening the door to an exciting range of career possibilities or further study.
As you progress through the course you’ll be able to select subjects to focus your studies in areas of English that interest you. The placement is a productive and dynamic way of putting your theory into practice, and is designed to develop your abilities and understanding of a real-world working environment. It also provides a platform for successful entry into the workplace following graduation.
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Next start date:
September 2019, September 2020
Bournemouth University, Talbot Campus
3 years with a 4-week placement (or 4 years with a 30-week placement) full-time
All subjects considered
For Sepember 2019 and September 2020 entry: 104 - 120 UCAS tariff points including a minimum of 2 A-levels or equivalent. BTEC Extended Diploma: DMM. For more information check out our full entry requirements.
International entry requirements:
For September 2019 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.5 with a minimum of 6.0 in each component, or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.
For September 2020 entry: If English is not your first language you'll need IELTS (Academic) 6.0 with a minimum of 6.0 in writing or reading and 5.5 in all other components, or equivalent. For more information check out our international entry requirements.