BA English Studies and Theology
You gain familiarity with the practices of working at degree level and are introduced to language and modern literature in core English modules and can choose a module in medieval studies or drama. You gain a broad foundation in the critical study of the Bible, the historical development of Christian thought, modern Christian ideas and the Islamic tradition.
You take a core module in literary theory and can choose further modules in English language, modern literary culture, medieval studies and/or performance analysis. In Theology, you take a core module introducing the relation between religion and literature. In addition, you may choose to study in more depth areas such as Jesus, Paul, Old Testament, philosophy of religion, political theology, literature and religion and other religious traditions such as Hinduism.
Joint honours students enjoy the same wide range of final year options in English Studies as single honours. In Theology, there is also a wide range of third year options. In addition, there are further modules dedicated to the study of religion in literature and religion and popular film, as well as the opportunity to pursue an independent study project.