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    I consider Warwick to be a really prestigious uni, but I never really hear it mentioned as a great place to study English. Is there a reason for this?

    I'd be interested to hear from present/past students about how the English course at Warwick compares with those of other prestigious unis. Does anything make it stand out?
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    (Original post by Edulcorante)
    I consider Warwick to be a really prestigious uni, but I never really hear it mentioned as a great place to study English. Is there a reason for this?
    the reason for this is that Warwick's [dread word] prestige has been built on its reputation in business and the mathematical sciences.


    (Original post by Edulcorante)
    ...how the English course at Warwick compares with those of other prestigious unis. Does anything make it stand out?
    To a greater extent than is true at any comparatively [holds nose] prestigious institution Warwick has been very receptive to continental theory. You'd have to go to Sussex or Goldsmiths to find a rival for it.
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    (Original post by cambio wechsel)
    the reason for this is that Warwick's [dread word] prestige has been built on its reputation in business and the mathematical sciences.




    To a greater extent than is true at any comparatively [holds nose] prestigious institution Warwick has been very receptive to continental theory. You'd have to go to Sussex or Goldsmiths to find a rival for it.
    Thank you - I thought that might be the case but wanted to ask here as well. I always see people mention Warwick as an "IB target" on this website.

    Also I share your distaste fir the general obsession with "prestige". I'm now feeling quite embarrassed that I used the dreaded term not once but twice!

    Continental theory is a specialty? That's just the kind of info I was looking for. Thanks.
 
 
 
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