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BA (Hons) English

  • 6

    Level
    Level 6

  • Duration
    3 years

  • Start Date
    September 2022

  • Venue
    Norfolk House, Exchange Street

  • Course Code
    F0045

Start Date

  • September 2022, Full Time

Summary

This programme enables you to develop analytical skills by exploring a diverse range of texts, including novels, poems, plays, films, images and graphic novels. You will look at how meaning is created through language and form and at relationships between texts and contemporary cultural issues.

All of City College Norwich’s Degree programmes are validated by the UEA, meaning that the quality of the awards you get is assured by a world-renowned Higher Education organisation.

Teaching is usually over three terms of ten weeks, each with a weekly attendance of two days a week. You will normally study two modules, worth 20 credits, each term (plus a dissertation worth 40 credits in the third year). Teaching will involve lectures, guest speakers, small group sessions or seminars, tutorials, workshops, theatre and cinema and field trips. The list below indicates the modules that make up the programme.

Year 1 (level 4) modules
Higher learning skills
Myth and Criticism
Genre
The Evolution of Western Society
Reading the Visual
Children’s Literature OR Creative Writing

Year 2 (level 5) modules
Preparation for Work and Research
Medieval Life and Literature
The Renaissance
Madness, Trauma and Culture
Revolution and Reaction
Children’s Literature OR Creative Writing

Year 3 (level 6) modules
Dissertation (40 credits)
Victorians and Victorianism
Global Literature and Culture
Contemporary Literature and Culture
Dystopian Fiction
UCAS Code Q320

Why Our College?

Trips and visits

Our students have the opportunity to participate in trips and visits in the UK and further afield

Expert teaching staff

Our teaching staff are experts within their field, with real life experience of work within their sector

Entry Requirements

We attract students from varied backgrounds and encourage them to reach their full potential. A minimum of 80 tariff points is usually required but we have no standard offer as we take into account your reference, motivation and commitment to the course, as well as any projected or actual A level grades or other qualifications. We welcome students from Access Diplomas and applicants may be invited to interview.

Applications from students whose first language is not English are welcome. For International students we require evidence of proficiency in English (including writing, speaking, listening and reading), the required minimum is: IELTS (SELT) 6.0 overall (minimum 5.5 in all components). Please contact the Advice shop for advice and guidance. International candidates are also actively encouraged to access the International Students webpage

Assessment

All modules are assessed at the end of the term and some modules have additional mid-term assignments. We use various assessment methods, including examinations, essays, in class assessments, presentations, creative writing exercises and portfolios, dissertations and projects.

Progression

Students have moved on to PGCE or other Teacher Training courses. Others have gone on complete Masters degrees and Doctorates.

Career Progression

Graduates may wish to move into teaching, journalism, public relations, marketing or publishing

Fees

Course fee per year: £8,000

Why Our College?

Trips and visits

Our students have the opportunity to participate in trips and visits in the UK and further afield

Expert teaching staff

Our teaching staff are experts within their field, with real life experience of work within their sector