Studying English at Lancaster University

A Facebook live Q&A session held at Lancaster University in February 2019 with Michael Greaney. You can find the following questions at these times:

1. Introduction 00:00
2. What is your role at the University? 00:22
3. Are there any work experience opportunities on the course or at the university itself? 1:20
4. What are your previous students doing now and what successes have previous alumni had? 4:17
5. What do exams and assessments look like in your subject? 7:34
6. What advice would you give to young people who are currently studying their GCSE’s and are unsure about what they want to study in the future? 11:32
7. How did you know that this was the subject you were interested in? And how did you get into the subject yourself? 12:44
8. What current research is taking place in your department and how does this impact the course? 14:50
9. Why do you think that students should go to open days? 21:16
10. How competitive is the application process to your subject? 23:13
11. What would you advise for students looking to explore more of the subject they are wanting to study? 24:49
12. What do you look for in a personal statement? 29:42
13. Did you always know you wanted to teach English? Or did you think you wanted to do something else when you were in your teens? 35:26
14. How did you choose where to go for University? And what advice would you give to someone who doesn’t know where they want to study? 39:24

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