Why study this course

A vibrant course with a dedicated team that provides personalised feedback and support

Excellent opportunities to develop and practise your teaching knowledge and skills with language teaching experience

A student-centred learning experience where your interests and passions matter

Study at a university that has 160 years of experience in education and teacher training

Course summary

The BA (Hons) English Literature and TESOL is a brand-new course for 2023/24 at BGU, Lincoln and combines modules from our English Literature and English Language and Teaching programmes.

About this course

The BA (Hons) in English Literature and TESOL (Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages) is the perfect programme if you are fascinated by language and literature and wish to work in the numerous fields that these subjects can inspire, from education, to marketing, advertising, librarianship, and more.

You will be supported to study a vibrant, wide-ranging, and innovative curriculum that will facilitate a deepening knowledge and engagement with literatures in English, the English language, and language teaching pedagogy. At the same time, you will be developing academic and vocational skills for a career in fields that require high levels of language awareness, excellent written and spoken communication skills, creativity, and analytical and critical skills.

You will study writers from Shakespeare to Bernadine Evaristo and Ali Smith and direct your literary passions through our diverse modules and forms of assessment from creative writing to detective and Gothic fiction, children’s, world, and American literature, from film studies to musical lyrics, Romanticism to Victorian and contemporary literatures in English

In your studies with an English Language Teaching focus, you will explore language in use, language teaching methods, and key theories of learning and language learning. You will also apply this knowledge by honing your language teaching skills with advice and support from experienced practitioners to prepare you for teaching or non-teaching roles in schools or language schools in England or international contexts.

Discover first-hand why we have such a strong reputation for student satisfaction and teaching excellence, and prepare for a plethora of future professional opportunities in the UK and abroad.


This is a new course currently in development. To register your interest and receive more information as it is published, please fill out the form below.