Humanities

Through our undergraduate English degree, you can explore the bold and illustrious world of English Literature – ranging from the Early Middle Ages to the present day.

On our English MA, you will dissect and analyse the role of contemporary literature in a number of different contexts. Whether it be studying post-1945 classics, to examining late modernists such as Samuel Beckett, and surveying the latest novels.

BA History explores research-driven topics on British, European and World history, covering all periods from the 13th Century through to the 21st Century.

Our lecturers, all practising historians, are enthusiastic about their work and publish regularly as experts in their fields. Our diverse team of tutors are big enough to offer a variety of courses, but small enough to offer you a close-knit learning environment.

Our English lecturers are active, publishing researchers in their specialist fields, offering expert teaching in subjects ranging from Shakespeare to Victorian literature.

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English BA (Hons)
English BA (Hons)

This dynamic and diverse BA English course provides a thorough exploration of English Literature from the Early Middle Ages to the present day.

  • UG
  • BA (Hons)
  • UCAS code: Q300 Foundation: Q301
History BA (Hons)
History BA (Hons)

Our History degree mixes academic study with field trips and opportunities to go on placements with local museums, heritage organisations and other relevant employers.

  • UG
  • BA (Hons)
  • UCAS code: V100 Foundation: V102
History MA
History MA

This master's course is designed for those who wish to develop their knowledge and understanding of history across a range of periods, regions and theoretical perspectives

  • PG
  • MA

Humanities Student Stories


Abbie Shannon

English Contemporary Literature and English
MA and BA

Neeve Lloyd

English
BA

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