University Of Chichester English Literature

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University Of Chichester English Literature

University Of Chichester English Literature

We are enthusiastic about literature and passionate about helping you achieve your full potential. This degree offers you an excellent grounding in a comprehensive range of texts and allows you to follow your enthusiasms, particularly when you choose your own topic for your dissertation. We also offer a distinctive experience of working alongside academic critics, literary theorists and practising writers. This ensures that you’ll gain a breadth of insight into literature, language and your own academic writing.

Course content

In the first year you will study Victorian, Modern and Contemporary Literatures. You will also be introduced to the fascinating and fast-changing world of Literary Theory.

You will also have the option of studying Creative Writing, Drama or Language. In your second year, you will study a core of Literary History, this time taking you from the Renaissance to the Romantics.

In addition to this, you will extend your understanding of key issues in contemporary literature and theory by studying Women’s Writing and Post-Colonialist Writing.

By the time you reach your third year, we believe you will be able to decide where your interests and strengths lie. In addition to writing a Dissertation on a topic, author or theme of your own choosing, you will be able to select from a range of special subjects offered by staff in their own research specialisms. These include:

  • Contemporary British Fiction
  • Psychoanalysis and Culture
  • Fantasy Literature
  • Literature for Children
  • Victorian Women’s Writing
  • Literature and Environment
  • Women’s Writing of the Romantic Era
  • Shakespeare: Text and Theory
  • Renaissance Drama: Text and Context

Our facilities

Over the past few years, we’ve redeveloped both of our campuses so that you have the best facilities available for your degree. We pride ourselves on the quality of the learning environment we can offer our students.