48 months
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14045 GBP/year
9250 GBP/year
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About

The English with Foundation Year (Hons) programme from University of Derby leads to a valuable degree offering excellent career prospects. It’s the ideal option if you don’t have the formal entry qualifications you need for honours level studies.

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Overview

This distinctive, diverse and challenging English with Foundation Year (Hons) programme from University of Derby provides a strong English Literature core to your degree, whilst offering options in English Language throughout.

  • English and Creative Writing at Derby has been ranked Top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2022
  • The programme’s distinctive core of engagement with literary, critical and cultural theory will enable you to develop a highly nuanced and sophisticated approach to the analysis of literature, language and culture.
  • You will explore fascinating aspects of the subject, including the evolution of fantasy, the representation of crime, the legacy of Empire, cultural politics, existentialist writing, classical myth and the 19th-century realist novel. Alongside the literature modules, you can also explore key areas in linguistics, including sociolinguistics, psycholingistics and the relationship between language and identity.
  • This degree will change the way that you think: you will encounter a wide range of literature from across the globe, studied in the context of perspective-altering theories concerning identity, desire, cultural politics and the nature of reality itself.
  • The course equips you with the skills and knowledge you need for excellent career prospects in fields which include (though are not limited to) teaching, journalism, publishing and arts administration.
  • Our teaching team is made up of experts who are passionate about the subject and dedicated to your success.

Careers

You will be equipped with the skills and knowledge you need to give you excellent career prospects when you graduate. There are exciting opportunities in fields such as teaching, publishing, journalism, librarianship and arts administration, as well as roles in art galleries, media centres and museums.

Programme Structure

Courses include:

  • Literature
  • Study Skills
  • Creative Project
  • History
  • English
  • Mathematics
  • Culture and Ideas

Key information

Duration

  • Full-time
    • 48 months

Start dates & application deadlines

Credits

480 alternative credits

Delivered

On Campus

Academic requirements

We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.

Other requirements

General requirements

  • UCAS points 72
  • A Level DDD
  • BTEC MPP
  • GCSE GCSE Maths and English are preferred, however if you don't have these qualifications you will be able to undertake Maths and English at Level 2 as part of your course of study
  • Access to HE Pass Access to HE Diploma with 60 credits: 45 at Level 3 and 15 at Level 2

Tuition Fee

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  • International

    14045 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 14045 GBP per year during 48 months.
  • National

    9250 GBP/year
    Tuition Fee
    Based on the tuition of 9250 GBP per year during 48 months.

Living costs for Derby

540 - 852 GBP /month
Living costs

The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.

Funding

Studyportals Tip: Students can search online for independent or external scholarships that can help fund their studies. Check the scholarships to see whether you are eligible to apply. Many scholarships are either merit-based or needs-based.

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