PART TIME English Literature and Community Engagement Degree
Calling all book-lovers, English enthusiasts and budding creative writers, applications for the English Literature and Community Engagement part-time degree 2021/22 are open now!
This exciting degree programme will introduce you to literature in English from across the globe reaching back from the present day to the medieval. Alongside the study of literature you will have the chance to design and set-up a community engaged project and use this to examine the role of literature and reading in contemporary society.
The degree is taught one evening class a week over six years with the occasional Saturday school. You will have access to seminars, lectures, tutorials plus individual mentoring to support you in setting up a community engaged project.
Course structure and fees
Find out more about the course structure and fees for the course including the units available to study in both English Literature and Community Engagement.
|Yr. 1||Level C/4||Introduction to Critical Theory & Thought||TB1||20|
|Yr. 1||Level C/4||Poetry||TB2||20|
|Yr. 1||Level C/4||Academic Skills for the Study of
English Literature & Community Engagement
|Yr. 2||Level C/4||Advanced Critical Theory & Thought||TB1||20|
|Yr. 2||Level C/4||The Short Story||TB2||20|
|Yr. 2||Level C/4||Community Engagement: Theory into Practice||TB4||20|
|Yr. 3||Level I/5||Period Unit 1 (1150-1550)||TB1||20|
|Yr. 3 or 4||Level I/5||American Literature||TB2||20|
|Yr. 3 or 4||Level I/5||Communities, Education, and Ways of Knowing||TB4||20|
|Yr. 4||Level I/5||Period Unit 2 (1550-1780)||TB1||20|
|Yr. 4 or 3||Level I/5||Literature and the Politics of Gender||TB2||20|
|Yr. 4 or 3||Level I/5||Literature, Creative Writing, and Community||TB4||20|
|Yr. 5||Level H/6||Special Author Study||TB4||20|
|Yr. 5 or 6||Level H/6||Period Unit 4 (1900-Present)||TB1||20|
|Yr. 5 or 6||Level H/6||
Contemporary Literature, Social Change
|Yr. 6||Level H/6||Dissertation (English Literature
or Community Engagement)
|Yr. 6 or 5||Level H/6||Period Unit 4 (1900-Present)||TB1||20|
|Yr. 6 or 5||Level H/6|| Interrelation of Culture:
Britain, Africa, and the Carribean
Applying for the course and further information
Admission to ELCE is via the application form below followed by an interview with the course directors. Interviews will be held online or via phonecall. The directors will contact applicants to arrange an interview date.
To apply, fill in our online application form.
Applications are still open for the BA ELCE
We still have some spaces available for students to join the ELCE programme in Autumn 2021. To secure your place, complete an application form as soon as possible.
Any questions? Email course directors Dr. Marie-Annick Gournet and Helen Thomas-Hughes: firstname.lastname@example.org
Contact Helen Thomas Hughes and Dr Marie-Annick Gournet on email@example.com for further information about the course or for support with your application.
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Preparing for degree level study
Before embarking on the full BA course, you may be interested in our short preparatory course Reading English Literature. Please see our page on short courses.