About this course
If you have a passion for literature, music and experiencing new ideas, this joint honours degree is for you. We will introduce you to a wide range of texts, topics and musical styles. Our course will help you explore the connections between English and Music, like lyrical poetry, opera, musicals and film.
Our English modules cover writing from around the world and its connection to politics, the arts, identity and more.
In Music, you can study everything from Italian opera to global hip hop, while developing your own musical practice.
With our advice, you can shape your degree to suit your own development. For example, you might learn about the literature of the Harlem Renaissance, while exploring jazz theory in Music.
As part of this course you can:
join one of 40 student-led performing arts groups
spend a semester at one of our global partner universities
take part in writing workshops at Nuffield Southampton Theatres
use a unique collection of rare books at the Chawton House Library
learn a modern language at any level
explore experimental writing with our Entropics events
get one-to-one tutorials on writing from our Royal Literary Fund Fellows
To explore your passion for Music you can:
attend an extensive series of professional concerts and workshops in our acclaimed Turner Sims concert hall
join a band, orchestra or choir and take part in a thriving local music scene
This course is based at Avenue, Southampton.
This qualification is awarded by the University of Southampton.
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The programme specification sets out the learning outcomes of this course and details how the course is taught and assessed.