English majors learn to synthesize information and to present their ideas and opinions skillfully. They find employment in fields in which the sophisticated use of language is necessary for advancement. Many graduates go on to post-graduate study, not only in writing, film studies and literature, but to schools of medicine, law, education, journalism and business. The UCD English Department offers bachelor's and master's degrees as well as minors and certificates for non-majors.
Specialize in literature, creative writing or film studies.
Choose from literature, writing, creative writing or film studies.
Three master's programs are offered: literature; the rhetoric and teaching of writing; and applied linguistics.
Prepares students to engage the many reading and writing opportunities they face in their communities and in the world.
A valuable credential for those who wish to teach English overseas.
Read about the outcomes expected of our students.