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Throughout the ages, the written word has been a powerful force for political action, historical documentary, creative expression and transformation. At NTU, we share your passion for English, and this stimulating degree is designed to enhance, interrogate and challenge your understanding, while also developing your talents and strengths.
English at NTU offers you an exciting opportunity to explore literary studies from the traditional to the contemporary. From Shakespeare to American Literature, through to travel writing and modern poetry, our English degree has been designed to give you the skills and knowledge for a successful career.
The course is extremely flexible, offering a broad range of optional modules that allow you to pursue your passions and interests. It combines aspects of a traditional degree course in English with elements that are at the cutting-edge of English literary studies today. Importantly, throughout the course you will develop a wide range of transferable skills that are highly valued by employers.
- 97% of English graduates are in work or further study within just six months of finishing their degree (DLHE 2016 /17).
- 97% student satisfaction rate for English (NSS 2018).
- 94% of English students would recommend studying at NTU (NSS 2018).
- Work collaboratively to produce either a conference or literary event for a public audience, or a published journal or magazine.
- Work with an organisation to produce a portfolio of work.
Careers and employability
As one of our graduates you will possess a wide range of academic and transferable skills.
Academically, you’ll have an extensive knowledge of a wide range of literary texts. You’ll gain an understanding of the complex nature of literary languages, and the ability to evaluate and debate theoretical viewpoints, which is an important life skill as well as being of benefit to a whole range of employment activities.
However, the major transferable skill of all English graduates is the ability to communicate effectively both in speech and in writing. These skills are invaluable for a wide range of occupations and settings.
Graduates have gone on to develop their careers within large well known organisations (such as Marks & Spencer, BBC etc.) and many graduates are forging successful careers in small to medium sized companies, reflecting the nature of the UK economy. Graduate roles include: publishing, marketing, PR, retail, finance and recruitment.
Some students choose to progress to further study, either to continue their research within English, or to gain more directly vocational qualifications such as journalism, teaching, law and social work.