Do you have a love of both language and literature? On NorthumbriaUniversity’s English language and literature course, you will studyfantastically stimulating and distinctive modules that range from Shakespeareto contemporary fiction, and from the fundamentals of grammar and syntax to theredefinition of what the ‘English’ language is.
Northumbria University aspire to help you as youhelp yourself in becoming a ‘citizen scholar’ who is able to thinkindependently and make your own contribution to the world. As part of this, weensure that you engage with advanced linguistic concepts and literature fromaround the world. We also offer options to broaden your experience and culturalsensitivity by studying abroad for a semester in your second year, usually inNorth America or mainland Europe.
This English degree is for you, if you are passionate about understandinglanguage, literature, and how the two connect. Enthusiastic,research-active staff ensure you will study a stimulating, distinctive, andwide range of modules, covering topics, issues, texts and concepts in bothlanguage and literature, from canonical figures like Shakespeare, tocutting-edge contemporary fiction and theory, from the fundamentals of grammarand syntax to the redefinition of what the ‘English’ language is. Students willdevelop the transferable skills in analysis, interpretation, communication,argument and research they need to excel at university, and after, as we aspireto help you help yourself become a confident, independent, criticaland active learner able to think and thrive as you make your contribution tothe world.
95% of EnglishLanguage and Literature students say that the course is intellectuallystimulating (National Student Survey, 2016).