In this English Literature with French, Mandarin or Spanish (Hons) from De Montfort University you will learn how texts work and debate literature’s role in society now and through history, while acquiring the skills to articulate your ideas with confidence and write with fluency and flair.
You will receive excellent teaching from internationally-renowned academics who are friendly, supportive and passionate about literature, with the opportunity to attend talks by visiting writers such as Carol Ann Duffy and Benjamin Zephaniah.
The modern languages pathway allows you to study either Chinese Mandarin, French or Spanish alongside your existing degree. You will take a 30 credit beginners or post-GCSE module in your chosen language, which will equate to two hours of language classes and one hour of cultural studies per week.
The cultural awareness class introduces you to the history, culture, institutions, politics and literature of your chosen language. In the final year there may be an opportunity to study for specific purposes e.g. languages for business.
English Literature graduates are eminently employable because of their highly developed communication and reasoning skills and their ability to work independently and as part of a group. The latest statistics show that 95 per cent of recent graduates were employed or in further study six months after graduation.
Our graduates go into a wide range of careers including archival work, the media, the civil service, marketing, journalism, the arts, library services, banking, charity work, teaching English as a foreign language, publishing, public relations, primary and secondary teaching, and postgraduate study.
You can apply until:
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You can choose to do this programme part-time or full-time.Full-time
Not available for International.
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.Schedule IELTS
The living costs include the total expenses per month, covering accommodation, public transportation, utilities (electricity, internet), books and groceries.
Check the programme website for information about funding options.
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.
Together with the ISIC Association and British Council IELTS, Studyportals offers you the chance to receive up to £10000 to expand your horizon and study abroad. We want to ultimately encourage you to study abroad in order to experience and explore new countries, cultures and languages.
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