English at Leicester is internationally renowned for research and teaching. We offer you a range of courses to suit your study needs.
English BA (with optional year abroad)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: Q300
We can trace human thought and expression through the ages – just by studying English literature. From medieval classics to modern masterpieces, get ready to explore a staggeringly vast world of reading, writing and thinking.
English with Creative Writing BA (with optional year abroad)
3-4 years, full-time| UCAS code: Q3W1
We’ll teach you how to analyse inspiring texts – and write them, too. Combining the study of English literature with the craft of creative writing, you’ll explore how to read and write across genres, from fiction to creative non-fiction, and poetry to screenwriting.
English and American Studies BA (with optional year abroad)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: QT37
Two literary identities. One shared language. From Renaissance drama to contemporary American classics, you’ll look at how the cultures of both countries have produced equally fascinating canons.
English and History BA (with optional year abroad)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: VQ13
English is to History what Shakespeare is to the Renaissance: totally inseparable. In this degree, you’ll explore how great writers have been inspired by the world around them – and what their works can tell us about the past.
Film Studies and English BA (with optional year abroad)
3-4 years, full-time | UCAS code: PQ33
Hitchcock made groundbreaking cinema. Joyce wrote landmark novels. English film and literature might appear opposites, but their similarities are striking. You’ll look at the relationship between the two disciplines, and learn the practical skills to work in both.
Modern Languages and English BA
4 years, full time | UCAS code: R9Q3
You will have the chance to combine study of the language and cultures with the study of English literature and critical theory.