Birmingham City University English

By | 21st April 2017

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Birmingham City University English

English Degree Courses

The School of English at Birmingham City University is well-reputed for its high quality of teaching, wide range of courses for undergraduates and postgraduates, and its world-leading research.

Students have access to excellent learning facilities and resources, directly benefiting from our first-class research.

 

  • Creative Writing

    Postgraduate Taught – MA – 2017/18 entry

    Our MA in Creative Writing helps you to develop your potential as a novelist, poet, scriptwriter or non-fiction author. It is taught by distinguished writers, with the support of a superb range of guest seminars and masterclasses…

  • English

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    The BA (Hons) English programme combines the creative and the critical, the personal and the social, the historical and the contemporary.  In the School of English, you will be taught by world-leading academics and…

  • English and Creative Writing

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    The BA (Hons) English and Creative Writing programme will support you in developing a rigorous and creative writing practice, while also honing your critical and analytical abilities. You will develop your writing,…

  • English and Drama

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    The BA (Hons) English and Drama programme will support you in developing your critical and analytical abilities, and deepen your appreciation for literature and theatre. You will develop your writing, close-reading and research…

  • English and Journalism

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    The BA (Hons) English and Journalism course is ideal for anyone wishing to follow a career in the dynamic and competitive world of journalism. The course is housed in the School of English where you will be taught by…

  • English and Media

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    The BA (Hons) English and Media course brings together a study of English with Media knowledge, practice and professional development. The course is housed in the School of English, where you will be taught by world-leading…

  • English Language and Literature

    Undergraduate – BA (Hons) – 2017/18 entry

    The BA (Hons) English Language and Literature programme will support you in developing interdisciplinary skills in both areas, as well as the wider field of humanities. You will have a unique opportunity to strengthen your…

  • English Linguistics (Distance Learning)

    Postgraduate Taught – MA – 2016/17 entry

    The MA in English Linguistics, a flexible distance learning degree, enables you to start the course at any time in any place. The course will help you develop the analytical and language skills necessary for the teaching of…

  • How to Apply for an English Course

    Undergraduate applications

    Non-standard qualifications, Access to Higher Education courses and appropriate experience will be considered on an individual basis.

    We welcome applications from mature students.

    Full time

    You should apply through UCAS. Selection may be via interview and/or exploratory essay.

    Part time

    You should apply directly to the University. The link to the application form can be found on the ‘How to Apply’ tab of your course page.

    Postgraduate applications

    Masters courses

    Information on applying to our postgraduate courses can be found on the following course information pages:

    The ‘Entry Requirements’ and ‘How to Apply’ sections on each course page contain details on the application process.

    Research degrees

    If you are interested in applying for a PhD, contact the Faculty’s research degrees officer Shelley Fray (shelley.fray@bcu.ac.uk).

    Applicants should normally possess a good first degree and a master’s degree in English.

    Find out more about our staff research interests by visiting the Research and Staff sections.

    Help with applying

    For help with your application, please contact the School of English Admissions Office on +44 (0)121 331 7279.

    If you are not sure how to apply, then help is at hand in the Birmingham City University applying to us guide.