Undergraduate study in English Literature

 

By studying English at Birmingham, you will be joining a leading community of undergraduates, postgraduates and academic staff.

In your teaching, you will benefit from the department’s place at the centre of the School of English, Drama and American & Canadian Studies, including the Shakespeare Institute, with its close connections to the Royal Shakespeare Company. 

English can be studied at Birmingham in a number of ways: as a Single Honours degree, as one half of a Joint Honours degree, and as a component of some Major-Minor combinations. Find out more about our innovative degree courses by visiting the links below.

Our English literature undergraduate degree courses

Course NameCourse typeStudy options
English and Creative Writing BASingle honours3 years
English and Film BASingle honours3 years
English BASingle honours3 years
English Language and Literature BASingle honours3 years

Our American and Canadian Studies degree courses

Course NameCourse typeStudy options
American and Canadian Studies BASingle honours3 years
American and Canadian Studies with year abroad BASingle honours, study abroad year4 years

Joint honours combinations

Course NameCourse typeStudy options
Drama and English BAJoint honours combined3 years
English and Classical Literature & Civilisation BAJoint honours combined3 years
English and History BAJoint honours combined3 years
English and History of Art BAJoint honours combined3 years
English and Philosophy BAJoint honours combined3 years
Modern Languages and English BAJoint honours combined4 years

English undergraduate open day talks

Dr Daniel Moore delivers the 2017 undergraduate open day talk on studying English Literature at Birmingham.

Dr Luke Kennard introduces the BA English and Creative Writing course at the University of Birmingham undergraduate open day 2017.

Dr James Walters introduces the BA English and Film course at the University of Birmingham undergraduate open day 2017.