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Major

English

Bachelor of Arts

Gain a deeper insight into the English-speaking world and English-language culture.

This major combines courses from English literature, media, film and television studies.

Graduates typically work in education as school teachers, heads of department, education advisors and student mentors.

Highlights

1 in Queensland for English language and literature

QS World University Rankings 2021

50 in the world for English language and literature

QS World University Rankings 2021

Career possibilities

Our programs prepare you for your first job and beyond. Here are some of the careers you could be on your way to:

  • English teacher
  • English as an additional language teacher
  • Curriculum leader
  • Education adviser
  • English lecturer
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How you'll learn

Your learning experiences are designed to best suit the learning outcomes of the courses you choose.

  • Lectures
  • Tutorials
  • Overseas study
  • Workshops

What you'll study

At UQ, subjects are called 'courses'. Here's a sample of the courses you could study:

  • Contemporary Literature: Reading & Writing
  • World Literature
  • Introduction to Film & Television Studies
  • Writing: Grammar, Syntax, and Style

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Read program rules (PDF)

In Semester 2, 2021, we'll be teaching on campus, with online options for students who can't attend in person. Course delivery modes may change in future semesters.

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