The English with Data Science BA (Hons) will allow you to study the full range of artistic expression. You’ll take courses covering literature from 1550 to the present day, and you’ll explore forms of literature such as political speeches, the plays of Shakespeare, and responses to them. For your Data Science minor, you’ll be able to analyse data and effectively extract useful information.
English with Data Science BA (Hons)
BA (Hons) English with Data Science
100% (National Student Survey 2020)
20th September 2021 (see term dates)
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The English with Data Science BA (Hons) will allow you to study the full range of artistic expression. You’ll take courses covering literature from 1550 to the present day, and you’ll explore forms of literature such as political speeches, the plays of Shakespeare, and responses to them. For your Data Science minor, you’ll be able to analyse data and effectively extract useful information. Read more
Where can this degree take you?
The English with Data Science BA (Hons) is a new and innovative undergraduate degree designed to equip you with a combination of written communications, critical thinking, analysis and technological expertise that is increasingly desirable across a range of sectors, and is particularly apposite for careers in journalism, communications, creative arts, research, marketing, and the civil service. Read more
As the English with Data Science BA (Hons) is a new degree, the College is yet to have information about graduates of this specific programme, however our degree and Diploma can take you anywhere, and career paths of recent graduates of the English major include:
Flora (2015) is currently completing her doctorate in English literature at the University of Cambridge, and is currently an Assistant Lecturer at NCH. She previously studied for an MA in History of Art at The Courtauld Institute of Art.
Miranda (2016) co-founded Vagaband and is also a Creative Consultant at Revolt London. George (2016) graduated with a job as Graduate Education Worker at INTO University. He has since been promoted many times to Senior Education Worker, Senior Cross-Centre Programme Coordinator and Volunteer Officer and, most recently, Senior Volunteer Officer.
Chloe (2017) graduated with a place on the MSt English Literature 1900 to Present Day at the University of Cambridge, where she is now working on her PhD, fully funded by the Arts & Humanities Research Council.
Leah (2017) graduated with a role as Client Services Associate at Guidepoint, progressing to Institutional Business Development and Research Analyst. She has now moved to Kubrick Group where she is Strategic Accounts Manager.
Karishma (BA (Hons) English with Creative Writing, 2018) is pursuing her passion for English Literature at the University of Cambridge where she recently completed her MPhil English Studies Criticism & Culture. She is also volunteering as an English as a Second Language teacher for refugees.
Robin (BA (Hons) English with Politics & International Relations, 2018) secured a place on the Mars Leadership Experience Graduate Scheme.
Teaching & Learning
You will typically experience an average of 10 hours of high-quality contact time in each teaching week, in considerably smaller groups than are the norm for UK institutions at the undergraduate level, if you choose to study English as your major subject. The exact number of contact hours will depend on your choice of any optional courses. Read more
Your contact hours will include a mixture of teaching methods best suited to the subject matter and to achieve the learning outcomes for each individual course. Teaching formats include small group tutorials, seminars, lectures, and academic office hours for your English courses, plus lecture/seminars and interactive hands-on labs for your Data Science courses.
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