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Discover English - 20 June 2013

'English' covers a range of thought-provoking and exciting subjects that can be explored at university.

At The University of Manchester, English-related courses include: English Literature, English Language, Drama, Anglo-Saxon History, Linguistics and American Studies. Different periods are studied, such as Victorian literature, 18th century and post-war texts, and courses include a range of media, including books, poems, drama and film.

Degree courses can also include a combination of subjects, including a range of European, Middle Eastern and Asian languages.

This day gave students a taste of the range of opportunities available within the study of English and of the diverse range of potential career opportunities this will open up.


9.30am Arrival, registration and refreshments
9.45am Welcome and introduction
10.00am Studying English and related disciplines at the University
10.30am Parallel overviews of English-related disciplines
11.05am Break and workshop sign-in
11.20am Parallel overviews of English-related disciplines
11.55am Campus tour with current undergraduate students
12.30pm Lunch
1.05pm Return to foyer
1.15pm Parallel workshops in Drama, Education and English Literature
2.15pm Switchover to next workshop
2.25pm Parallel workshops in Drama, Education and English Literature
3.25pm Return to large group for event close
3.35pm Question-and-answer session with English-related students
3.50pm Evaluation and close

For information about relevant degree programmes see: