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18 English studies reviews at University of Leicester


Student Review: 3 /5

English, BA Hons

By member1248408 On 18th May 20

Interesting course but the staff don’t make it particularly interesting, however the modules I have selected for second year seem promising

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Student Review: 4 /5

English, BA Hons

By poe123 On 21st July 16

Great tutors, generally good content, good support system, would have liked more choice in selecting modules in my first and second years. Overall an enjoyable and, for the most part, valuable, experience.

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Student Review: 5 /5

English, BA Hons

By member615038 On 25th August 15

I enjoyed my first year as an English student so much. The lecturers and seminar tutors helped so much and made the content very interesting to learn.

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Student Review: 4 /5

English, BA Hons

By member417309 On 22nd October 15

The course has been interesting but there are very few contact hours

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Student Review: 3 /5

English and History, BA Hons

By member1223146 On 13th July 16
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Student Review: 4 /5

English and American Studies, BA Hons

By Sumita On 16th July 16

Good range of modules for each academic year, especially third year modules

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Student Review: 5 /5

English and American Studies, BA Hons

By Celia On 17th July 16
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Student Review: 3 /5

English, BA Hons

By member423211 On 18th July 16

Course was hard work, but so interesting. You have to make sure you are fully engaged in seminars and lectures as there is so much to get through, so make sure you don't fall behind! Make sure you are in contact with your tutors or personal tutors for help. I would recommend using the library a lot, for the amount of reading ahead of you! Make sure you aren't rushing to get to the end of a novel and really find time to balance your work load. It's a great course with such a variation of literature to explore, but you can't get complacent despite the lack of contact hours, you will need all the time you have got to do seminar work and reading.

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Student Review: 5 /5

English and American Studies, BA Hons

By member1123281 On 23rd July 16

Lots of module choice and very approachable, supportive staff.

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Student Review: 3 /5

English and History, BA Hons

By member743960 On 23rd November 19

Decent teaching. So very boring at times.

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Student Review: 5 /5

English, BA Hons

By member1025748 On 16th January 17

During my dissertation in particular, my tutor was great - he always answered my questions promptly and effectively, even outside normal office hours - support was great. Lecturers and seminar tutors are enthusiastic and visibly passionate. Great teaching quality.

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Student Review: 4 /5

English and History, BA Hons

By Lpaj1 On 22nd March 19

The teaching is very in depth and the course is very interesting. The two subjects complement each other well.

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Student Review: 4 /5

English, BA Hons

By member936809 On 28th March 19

Studying English at Leicester has been a real pleasure

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Student Review: 1 /5

English, BA Hons

By member1236876 On 2nd April 19

Really think about if you’re the right person for this course before you enter the university of leicester. You’re in twice a week at best, given literally 0 guidance about essay planning and marking criteria, you’re sat in a lecture about renaissance art thinking wow I love books but I’m not sure this is strictly relevant. In my experience this course is great if you want to get drunk on a Monday afternoon or you want a student loan to spend on nandoes but not so great if you like English/ have any interest in learning. The course ease you in with Shakespeare and fiction and smacks you with old English/Chaucer for the next two years after that. As for value for money you’d be better off open spark notes and saving 9 grand than paying for lazy teaching and a complete lack of pastoral support. As for my personal tutor, your guess is as good as mine because I never even met the guy. Leicester is great for mosh Friday and scientific discoveries but if English is your passion- don’t go

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Student Review: 3 /5

English, BA Hons

By member537604 On 2nd May 19

Value for money is impacted by lecturer strikes. Would say it is a little much for 6-15 contact hours a week. But the course is good, and tutors great/very helpful. The personal tutor system is deeply flawed and completely useless. I have had a different tutor every year sometimes every term, and have never seen them/heard from them more than once.

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Student Review: 3 /5

English and American Studies, BA Hons

By Olgacrvnts On 4th May 19

the rooms are really old and uncomfortable, teachers just read their power points.

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Student Review: 3 /5

English and American Studies, BA Hons

By cayetanoignacio On 4th May 19

Honestly, I would have liked to go deeper into some many topics such as analysing Old/Middle English texts (History of the English Language), Phonetics and Phonology, more widely variety of authors of Restoration literature (From Satire to Sensibility Literature), etc.

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Student Review: 4 /5

English, BA Hons

By member116875 On 24th April 15
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