BA (Hons) — 2025 entry English Literature and Spanish

The two elements of our English Literature and Spanish BA course complement one another and enhance your learning, giving you unique insights into language, literature and culture.  

Key course information

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

  • Our focus is on your employability, preparing you for careers in journalism, publishing, marketing, media, communications, education, and copywriting. 
  • 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, plus 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. 
  • 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 is ranked top 5 for overall student satisfaction* in the National Student Survey 2023

3rd in the UK

For Iberian languages by the Complete University Guide 2025

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

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