Reading English Literature

This course aims to be an enjoyable introduction to the study of classic and modern literature. Share your ideas, explore poetry and gain a greater understanding of Shakespeare.


15 Wednesday evenings 6pm to 8.45pm, starting January 2021 with breaks for half-term and Easter. 

20 January to 26 May 2021


This course will be following the blended learning approach as adopted by the University during the COVID-19 pandemic. We will be offering some face-to-face sessions on campus alongside an online offer. 

On campus sessions will be held at:
Room G.59
Enter at 7 Woodland Road 
University of Bristol 
Further information on campus safety during the Covid-19 pandemic will be provided to all students.


This course aims to build student confidence through discussion of literary texts. You will be given support to develop your essay writing skills. 

Students will have full access to the University library, student study centres and student support services.

This course also helps you explore your options for further study. You will be supported to apply for degree courses including our part-time BA degree in English Literature and Community Engagement at Bristol University. Other options include the Foundation in Arts and Humanities (Cert HE).

Course fee Course Fee £350. Payment can be made in instalments. Students from low income backgrounds are welcome to apply for funding support.
Deadline 11th December 2020
Previous qualifications/experience No qualifications needed. Open to the public.


Please address any enquiries about the courses to:

Department of English Part-time Courses
School of Humanities
11 Woodland Road
Bristol BS8 1TB

Tel: 0117 928 8924

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