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English Literature BA(Hons): Course features

What this course offers you

Rhiannon Lewis talks about the English Literature BA(Hons) course and the benefits of studying at degree level.

  • The English Literature course at Kingston engages with a wide range of literature from Chaucer to the present day.
  • Our individual and collective approach encourages active, in-depth learning.
  • The course combines broad-based coverage with specialist options and opportunities for independent study.
  • Teaching in the English literature field was rated as 'excellent' in the last national assessment exercise.
  • The teaching staff is enthusiastic and highly committed to the subject. All are involved in research and publication.
  • Outside speakers are brought in for special events.
  • A wide range of careers opportunities are available, including:
    • IT;
    • law (via a conversion course);
    • leisure and tourism;
    • management or marketing;
    • media or publishing;
    • TEFL (teaching English as a foreign language); and
    • some students become writers or arts administrators.
  • Many students take postgraduate teacher training or masters courses, while others go on to study for a PhD.

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This course is taught at Penrhyn Road

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