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Ranking

Top 150 in the world for English Language and Literature (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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Undergraduate Prospectus

Ranking

Top 150 in the world for English Language and Literature (QS World University Rankings by Subject, 2017)

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Overview

Do you enjoy reading and writing? Novels, plays, short stories, poetry and non-fiction help shape and reflect our individual identities and collective culture. Studying literature opens up worlds and times beyond our experience. It also helps us understand – and question – our own social, natural and technological environments.

At the same time, students of English develop skills in research, interpretation, analysis, formulating an argument, and writing clearly and precisely. This skillset is useful for a huge range of occupations, such as journalism, law, communications, publications and creative writing.

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Department of English

Phone +64 3 369 3377
Email artsdegreeadvice@canterbury.ac.nz

Location
Level 6, Karl Popper building - see campus maps

Postal address
College of Arts | Te Rāngai Toi Tangata
University of Canterbury | Te Whare Wānanga o Waitaha
Private Bag 4800
Christchurch 8140
New Zealand

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