About this course
At Southampton, English is an interdisciplinary course. You’ll see how literature connects with areas such as film, science, performance and politics. You can study everything from medieval travellers’ tales to modern fictions of globalisation.
With our advice, you can shape your degree to suit your own development. For example, you can:
write avant-garde poetry
study Victorian sensation fiction
take a range of modules on women writers
Your studies will include critical analysis, presentations and group work. These will help you develop your conceptual thinking, communication and research skills.
As part of this course you can:
join one of 40 student-led performing arts groups
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
You’ll have the opportunity to study abroad, spending a semester, a summer or even a full year at one of our global partner universities.
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.