BA (Hons) — 2025 entry English Literature and French

Our English Literature and French BA (Hons) course is innovative and interdisciplinary, allowing you to develop a high level of literary, linguistic and cultural competence. 

Key course information

Typical offer
Start date
September 2025
Full time
3 years
Overseas fees
To be confirmed
Stag Hill
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Why choose
this course?

  • A course for the digital age in which you'll develop 'future-proof' skills that are highly valued by employers, such as applied creativity, problem-solving and emotional intelligence.
  • You’ll study modules which balance traditional texts with modules on Writing Gaming, Queer Ecologies, Monsters, Mystics, and Demons, and The Gothic Imagination.
  • Excellent pastoral care with small class sizes, sector-leading staff-student ratio and an individualised approach.
  • Our focus is on employability, preparing you for careers in journalism, publishing, marketing, media, communications, education, and copywriting. 
  • Outstanding professional placement and study abroad opportunities with companies such as EDF, Volkswagen, Macmillan, Disney and with our partner universities across the globe. 
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4th in the UK

For languages and linguistics by the Guardian University Guide 2024

Top 5 in the UK

English literature and French studies are ranked top 5 for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023

12th in the UK

For English by the Guardian University Guide 2024

*Measured by % positivity across all questions for all providers listed in the Guardian University Guide league tables.

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