English with Business Studies BA is specifically designed for those who are passionate about language and literature, and also wish to learn the theory behind setting up and running a business. This course is a great opportunity if you are interested in setting up and running your own company in the creative industries.
For the English part of your degree you will have the opportunity to study modules in language, poetry, literary theory, creative writing, and literature from the Renaissance period to the 21st century. Our tutors are recognised for their expertise in areas such as contemporary texts and theory, culture and communication, creative writing, and literature from the 16th century to the present day. Their knowledge of subject areas and enthusiasm for their research and teaching makes this a vibrant and supportive place for you to study in, and to learn transferrable skills for your future employment. In the Business Studies component of your degree you will be taught specialist modules in human resource management, finance, marketing, strategic management and entrepreneurship.
While each discipline has its distinctive subjects and approaches, you will discover productive connections and overlaps between them. The English component of your studies allows you to construct a course covering literature and language within a broad range of fields and approaches, so providing a stimulating environment for your degree work. The modules we offer grow out of the current research interests and publications of our academic staff, making it possible for you to study the latest thinking in areas as diverse as the staging of Shakespeare,film studies, the analysis of poetry, Writings of Intimacy, and Language in Society. There are also modules in Creative Writing, with tuition across the discipline, enhanced by teaching from visiting professional authors.
For a full list of areas studied, see the 'What You'll Study' section of the course page on our website.
All English modules are assessed through coursework, using various methods to encourage students to develop a broad set of skills and competencies. Business School modules are assessed using group work, presentations and examinations.
Methods include: essays/reflective work, seminar participation, online in-class tests, annotated bibliographies, performance projects, in-class presentations, research projects, workbook/log books, group work & peer assessments and dissertation.
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