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We offer an expanding range of English literature, language and creative writing courses, with many specialist options. Our English teaching team includes internationally recognised academics and established writers who are committed to making your study a stimulating and engaging experience. 

The high standard of our English courses is reflected by the National Student Survey with over 90% of students commenting positively on our teaching. We have an active research department and our research was recognised as 'world leading' in the latest Research Assessment Exercise.
Our postgraduate English courses develop your professional critical and analytical skills, and the MA Writing is among the most highly-regarded writing courses in the UK. We are also one of the few universities that supervise you through to completion of a novel, script, or collection of poems or stories.


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If you need to improve your English in preparation for your university studies, this intensive course is designed for you. You improve your listening and speaking skills by attending lectures and speaking English at all times in and outside class. You also improve your use of written English and develop your independent study skills ready for successful study in a UK university.

Other

Full-time, Part-time, Short course

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MA Writing

Full-time, Part-time

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Fulfil your creative talent and ambitions as a writer on a professionally focused course that has produced a number of notable authors, poets and scriptwriters. You study writing and develop your practice with the guidance of an internationally acclaimed team of authors.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Prepare for a career as a writer with a course that develops your prose, scriptwriting and poetry, as well as your creative thinking. You are taught by widely performed and published poets, scriptwriters and novelists who give you real insights into essential writing processes.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code W800

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BA (Honours) English

Three years full-time

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Develop your understanding of English as a writer, critic and linguist on a course led by established writers and academics at the forefront of research into the subject. You study English language and English literature as well as developing your creative writing skills, before tailoring the course to meet your interests and career aspirations.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code Q300

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Study literature from the Renaissance to the present day on this well-established course. You learn how to analyse texts using philosophical frameworks such as psychoanalysis, feminism and existentialism. You have the opportunity to gain professional experience through work-based modules and benefit from access to excellent library facilities, including special collections.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code Q320

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Learn about the English language and linguistics from an established team of researchers and academics who guide you through debates on how language is organised and how it works in practice. Language underpins the relationships we have with others, the identities we project and our place in the social system. This course gives you the opportunity to describe and analyse language, as well as investigate and critique the theories that seek to explain it.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code Q310

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Prepare for your Pre-sessional English for Academic Purposes course with this English language course. Designed for non-native speakers of English, your level of English proficiency is tested so that you can work with students of similar abilities throughout your course. You are encouraged to take part in classroom activities and are given homework to help you improve your English quickly.

Other

Full-time

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MPhil/PhD English

Full-time, Part-time

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Embark on an intensive, supervised piece of investigative work and build your own original area of expertise. You can choose from a wide range of research topics, from Renaissance literature to creative writing. The way you complete your PhD can also vary widely, from writing an extended 80,000 word thesis to a practice based PhD that comprises a 40,000 word thesis and one or more original creative works.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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This course has achieved 100% overall student satisfaction in the latest 2014 National Student Survey (NSS) results released this month.Make sense of past and present culture through the study literature and history, working within a truly interdisciplinary department. You study modules which combine analysis of historical and literary documents. Then look at modern history, from the nineteenth and twentieth centuries, and literature, from the Renaissance to the present.

Undergraduate

Full-time

UCAS code QV31

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Sheffield Hallam students who are non-native English speakers can take advantage of a free course to help improve their language skills. The courses cover a range of different English language skills for undergraduate and postgraduate study, and business and conversational use. 

Undergraduate

Part-time

UCAS code not applicable

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Complete this student driven master’s course to prepare for PhD level study or to gain English studies research skills and knowledge for professional development. Supported by expert scholars and researchers, this course enables you to research an aspect of English literature and become a specialist in your area.

Postgraduate

Full-time, Part-time

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Become a confident teacher of the English language on this course. It is suitable for UK and international graduates with no or limited teaching experience. This course covers teaching the English language in international settings, and includes a research project that gives you specialist knowledge of English language teaching.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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Study a course for practicing language teachers, designed to develop your career into English for academic purposes (EAP). It guides you through the forms of language analysis, teaching techniques, and research practices surrounding the emerging field of EAP. The course encourages reflective practice and application of pedagogical skills within your own context.

Postgraduate

Distance learning

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Study a course designed for in-service teachers who want to develop their language teaching skills and enhance their professional ability. The course guides you through analysing, teaching, learning and researching language and enables you to join an international community of teachers.

Postgraduate

Distance learning

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Gain qualified teacher status (QTS) as a teacher of English with experience teaching Key Stages 3 to 5. Through study and teaching placements, you develop the skills, knowledge and enthusiasm needed to teach pupils with a range of abilities in both secondary school and college settings.

Postgraduate

Full-time

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MA English Language Teaching

Full-time

This course is no longer recruiting

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Full-time

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