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Published: 17 December 2015

Why I chose English literature

Katie Sands, a second-year BA English Literature student, reveals why she came to Surrey and what she enjoys most about the course.

From our inspiring lecturers to our friendly and welcoming campus environment, there are many reasons why students select Surrey for their English literature degree.

The placement year really makes English Literature at Surrey stand out.

Katie Sands, BA English Literature

Watch the video to see Katie explain the reasons behind her decision to come to the University of Surrey, what she’s enjoying most about the course and how our Professional Training placement year helps prepare BA English Literature graduates for the world of work.

Discover a typical week in the life of a first year English literature student and learn more about the student experience at Surrey.