With stimulating options in English literature, English language and creative writing, the English qualification The Open University UK provides opportunities to encounter a range of texts from different historical periods and diverse cultural settings; explore English language use in global contexts; and develop and reflect on your own writing practice.
Key features of the course
- Learn how to analyse a wide range of texts including fiction, poetry and drama
- Explore the work of some famous authors alongside some lesser known – but equally fascinating – writers
- Explore the history of the English language and understand its development as a global language
- Develop and reflect on your own writing practice
Skills for career development
Employers greatly value the kinds of skills that successful completion of a Diploma of HE in English will develop. You’ll learn to evaluate and assimilate information in constructing an argument; and acquire skills of critical and flexible thinking, analysis, communication and creativity that are much in demand in the workplace. You’ll also sharpen your IT and writing skills. These are key skills in complex organizations and greatly sought after in the world beyond study – whether you’re already working, volunteering or changing career.
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- Reading and studying literature
- Telling stories – the novel and beyond
- Children's literature
- Creative writing
- Discovering the arts and humanities
- 24 months
- 48 months
Start dates & application deadlines
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DisciplinesLanguage Studies Literature View 26 other Masters in Literature in United Kingdom
We are not aware of any academic requirements for this programme.
- There are no formal entry requirements for this qualification.
- At The Open University we believe education should be open to all, so we provide a high-quality university education to anyone who wishes to realise their ambitions and fulfil their potential.
International6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
EU/EEA6192 GBP/yearTuition FeeBased on the original amount of 6192 GBP per year and a duration of 24 months.
At current prices, the total cost of your qualification would be £12,38
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.
Apply and win up to €10000 to cover your tuition fees.
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