Undergraduate Open Days 2024

Saturday 5 and Saturday 19 October

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Tour the School

Get a taste for life in the School of English as Malgorzata takes you on a tour of the School building as well as some of her favourite spots on campus.

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QS World University Rankings by Subject 2024

Our international reputation
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Careers and employability

Our degrees lend themselves to a wide range of career paths, and our graduates have gone on to great success in many different sectors

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School of English undergraduate degrees

Undergraduate degrees

Our undergraduate degrees allow you to approach English studies from several different perspectives: literature, language, theatre, and creative writing. Our degrees combine the flexibility to pursue your interests with enough structure to give your studies focus and coherence.

You’ll learn through lectures and discuss what you’ve learned in small-group seminars. Depending on what modules you choose, you might also learn through workshops, practical sessions, and one-on-one supervisions.  

You can combine your study of English with a wide range of other subjects, either as a joint honours course, on the BA Liberal Arts degree, or by studying discovery modules from across the University. 

Enhance your studies

You’ll have plenty of opportunities to gain new skills and experiences, whether you want to join a student society, improve your employability, or spend time studying or working abroad.

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Adam Raza
Student | BA English Literature
“The reputation of the University and the opportunity to live in as vibrant city as Leeds made my choice easy, and after visiting I knew it would be perfect for me.”