FdA English Studies

With flexibility and variety at the heart of this English degree, it has been condensed into two days a week for full-time students and covers a lively range of texts.

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With its dynamic close-knit academic community and small class sizes, the course provides a high level of individual supervision, tailored to suit every student's interests. You will develop the writing and employment skills needed for a variety of careers such as teaching, journalism and marketing. 

on this unique course, you will cover a wide range of writing for academic and professional purposes from dissertation writing to blogging, with options to follow particular research interests. you will analyse literature within a variety of theoretical, historical and cultural context across different periods of English literature. There are opportunities to explore a diverse range of texts including Shakespeare as well as contemporary writing. 

On successful completion of this course, you will have the confidence and communication and research skills valued by employers in all sectors. You will also have a broad knowledge of literature and critical theory, creative and practical writing in vocational contexts and Cornish identity and culture. 

Where will this course take me?

You can top-up this qualification at Truro and Penwith College by enrolling in:

This qualification can take you into roles such as:

  • Teacher
  • FE Lecturer 
  • Academic
  • Journalist
  • Publisher
  • Copywriter
  • Media Assistant or Manager
  • Professional Writer
  • Arts Manager
  • Academic Librarian
  • Marketing Assistant
  • Marketing Executive 
  • Civil Service Worker
  • Business and Personnel manager
  • Heritage and Charitable Organisation Manager. 

How to Apply

Applications for September 2021 are now open. 

Please apply to this course via Ucas using the below information: 

UCAS Institution: Truro and Penwith College
UCAS Institution Code: T85
UCAS Course Code: Q301

FdA English Studies
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