B.A. Law and English and American Literature

University of Kent
In Canterbury (England)

Price on request

Important information

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Canterbury (England)

English and Creative Writing at Kent is challenging, flexible, and wide-ranging. Literature modules cover both traditional areas (such as Shakespeare or Dickens) and newer fields such as American literature, postcolonial literature and recent developments in literary theory. Creative Writing options allow you to choose from a range of poetry and prose modules and develop your own voice and style.

Important information

Requirements: English Language Requirements IELTS Take IELTS test 6.5 IMPORTANT NOTE: The UK government confirmed new requirements for secure English language testing for visa and immigration purposes. Learn more


Where and when

Starts Location
01 September 2016
CT2 7PE, Kent, England
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What you'll learn on the course

IT Law
Creative Writing
American Literature

Course programme

Course Content

The course structure below gives a flavour of the modules that will be available to you and provides details of the content of this programme. This listing is based on the current curriculum and may change year to year in response to new curriculum developments and innovation. Most programmes will require you to study a combination of compulsory and optional modules, you may also have the option to take ‘wild’ modules from other programmes offered by the University in order that you may customise your programme and explore other subject areas of interest to you or that may further enhance your employability.

Stage 1

Possible modules may include:

  • A Critical Introduction to Law
  • Introduction to Obligations
  • Foundations of Property
  • Early Drama
  • Readings in the Twentieth Century
  • Writing America
  • Romanticism
Stage 2

Possible modules may include:

  • The Law of Obligations
  • Equity and Trusts
  • Land Law
  • Novelty, Enlightenment and Emancipation: 18th Century Literature
  • Early Modern Literature 1500-1700
  • Shakespeare and Early Modern Drama
  • Chaucer and Late Medieval English Literature
  • Empire, New Nations and Migration
Stage 3

Possible modules may include:

  • LW588 - Public Law 1
  • Law and Literature
  • Law and Literature
  • The Global Eighteenth Century
  • Victorian Aestheticism and Decadence
  • Cross-Cultural Coming-of-Age Narratives
  • Discovery Space: New Theatres in Early Modern England
  • Marriage, Desire and Divorce in Early Modern Literature
  • Lyric, Ballad and Popular Song
  • Writing Lives in Early Modern England: Diaries, Letters and Secret Selv
  • From Book to Blog: Geoffrey Chaucer and his Afterlives