English Literature and/or Language

English Literature and/or Language

A degree in English language and literature is designed to get you reading books, analyzing theories, critiquing prose and verse, and taking a more critical look at the signs and words surrounding us every day. The aim is to get students thinking creatively and analytically about the English language; this differs from other modern language degrees as it is intended for students already proficient in written and spoken English. An English degree can focus equally on the literature and language sides, while others specialize in one or the other; this will usually be clear from the course title.

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Common Degree/Major Names

BA
American Literature
BA
Anglo-Saxon, Norse and Celtic
BA
Classical Civilization
BA
Classical Literature
BA
Comparative Literature
BA
English
BA
English - Chinese Translation and Interpreting
BA
English Composition
BA/BSc
English Language
BA
English Language and Culture
BA
English Language and Linguistics
BA
English Literature
BA
English and American Literature
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Useful Skills

Analytical
Attention to Detail
Creativity
Empathy
Listening
Note Taking
Organisation
Research
Speaking (Verbal Communication)
Written Communication
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Institution
Country
Campus Type
Size
Education Model
Selectivity
The American University of Paris
France
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
College of Wooster
USA
Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Undergraduate Only Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
St. John's College
USA
City Island Campus, Suburban Campus
Small Institution <5000
St. John's is famous for our interdisciplinary, discussion-based Great Books curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted). Students are admitted primarily based on their academic performance and essay responses.
Loughborough University
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
A comprehensive university offering Bachelors, Masters & research degrees across a range of subjects
Selective (25-50% admitted) - We look for students with high academic achievement, motivation & passion for their chosen subject
Duke Kunshan University (DKU)
China with a semester in the United States
City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Unique, new mutli-disciplinary model that results in both a Duke (US) degree and DKU (China) degree.
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Bard College Berlin
Germany
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Amsterdam University College (AUC)
The Netherlands
City Campus, City Island Campus
Small Institution <5000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model)
Selective (25-50% admitted)
University of Brighton
UK
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
University of Southampton
UK, Malaysia
City Campus, City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We are a research focused institution offering single subject degrees, joint honours, integrated degrees as well as Liberal Arts and Science.
University of Florida
USA
Rural Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Purdue University-Main Campus
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Tier one research institution in the U.S. Many opportunities for undergraduate research.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
UWE Bristol
UK
City Campus, Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Teaching Focused Institution, Vocationally Focused Institution (multiple integrated internships)
Less Selective (>75% admitted). Certain courses are more competitive and therefore will be more selective.
University of East Anglia (UEA)
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Essex
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Less Selective (>75% admitted)
Brunel University London
UK
Suburban Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated or Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Selective (25-50% admitted) Admissions rate varies by subjects, with Medicine and Healthcare subjects extremely selective
The University of Sheffield
UK
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Researched Focused Institution
Somewhat Selective (50-75% admitted)
University of Cambridge
UK
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Researched Focused Institution, Teaching Focused Institution
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - Generally 7,7,6 at HL and may be subject specific
The University of Hong Kong (HKU)
Hong Kong
City Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model), Integrated and Thematic degrees, Researched Focused Institution
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
California State University, Long Beach
USA
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution >30,000
Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model): Accessible, Practical, Affordable
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Syracuse University
USA
City Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
We offer both liberal arts and pre-professional programs of study, with a flexible curriculum.
Selective (25-50% admitted) Rates of admission vary by intended program of study
Minerva University
USA, South Korea, India, Germany, Argentina, UK and Taiwan.
City Campus
Small Institution <5000
Fully active learning in every class. Small, engaging seminar format.
Extremely Selective (<10% admitted) - https://www.minerva.kgi.edu/undergraduate-program/admissions/applicant-qualifications/
UBC - University of British Columbia
Canada
Suburban Campus
Very Large Institution (Vancouver) Medium Institution (Okanagan)
We are a comprehensive, research-based institution with flexible study options to suit individual learners’ needs.
Selective (25-50% admitted)
Trinity College Dublin
Ireland
City Island Campus
Medium Institution 5000-15,000
Single or Joint honours focus (but with some flexibility in pathways, and opportunities to undertake electives in different disciplines).
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
University of Warwick
UK
Suburban Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
We offer a range of degrees including: Single Subject Focus (Joint degrees available), Liberal Arts and Science (Major/minor Model) and Thematic degrees
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
Queen Mary, University of London
UK, Malta
City Island Campus
Large Institution 15,000-30,000
Strong research driven world class experience
Highly Selective (10-25% admitted)
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