The university has specialists from Shakespeare through to the Restoration; the Romantics and Victorians; and right up to the twentieth century and beyond.
In your first year you will gain solid grounding in the fundamentals of English with modules in writing for the self and myths, legends and drama. You can then tailor the degree to your interests in your second and final year, covering modules in literature, language or both. You could explore the world of Shakespeare or modern drama and social change from a literary context or delve into language across time and space with communication for ethical leadership.
Outside your studies, there are plenty of opportunities to get involved in Cheltenham’s vibrant literary culture. The university sponsors the Cheltenham Poetry Festival and has a long standing relationship with Cheltenham Festivals, including the internationally renowned literature festival. Flocks of visitors enjoy exciting guest speakers, workshops and debates with previous guests such as Salman Rushdie, Dame Judi Dench, Zadie Smith, Ian McEwan, Doris Lessing and Toni Morrison. You can also go on field trips to locations such as Stratford, Bristol Old Vic and the Everyman Theatre.
The English program, is delivered by the University of Gloucestershire.
You can apply until:
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This course has a very hands-on approach to learning using coursework, written exams, critical diaries and presentations. Whatever your interest, you can tailor your degree to your interests, choosing modules from literature, language, or both.
You need the following IELTS score:
Minimum required score:
The IELTS – or the International English Language Test System – tests your English-language abilities (writing, listening, speaking, and reading) on a scale of 1.00–9.00. The minimum IELTS score requirement refers to which Overall Band Score you received, which is your combined average score. Read more about IELTS.Book IELTS
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