Our history and English degree is aimed at anyone with a love of literature and a passion for history. It combines modern British, European and world history with English literature, past and present. Throughout this degree, you will explore five hundred years of historical ideas, events and literary creativity in Britain, Europe and the world. An array of option modules includes specialist topics such as gender and environmental histories, violence and war, American fiction, international bestsellers and Shakespeare. You'll study on the Old Royal Naval College, part of a historical World Heritage Site near central London, giving you easy access to the capital's theatres, art galleries and museums. You'll have the opportunity to take a work placement in the creative, cultural, public or heritage sectors, boosting your future career options. What you should know about this course
- The course explores the intersections between five hundred years of historical ideas, events and literary creativity in the place where east and west meet.
- The history pathway engages with a wide range of historical topics, from global movements to community histories, from the 17th to the 21st centuries.
- You’ll develop a substantial grounding in modern British, European and world history.
- The English literature element of this course focuses on the last two centuries, including fiction and poetry, visual art, film and theatre.
- The course takes advantage of our culturally and historically rich location near central London. Visits to theatres, art galleries and museums are integral to many of our modules.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through a combination of assessment methods depending on the modules chosen. You can view how each module is assessed within our 'What you will study' section. Each course has formal assessments which count towards your grade. Some courses may also include 'practice' assignments, which help you monitor progress and do not count towards your final grade.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
- Year 4
- Year 5
- Year 6
We make Contextual offers to this programme. Applicants that meet specific eligibility criteria will be made a contextual offer with a reduced tariff of up to 16 UCAS Tariff points. Other entry requirements such as GCSEs, Interview, etc., will still need to be met. For further information, please see our Contextual Admissions policy.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course
English language requirements
We accept a wide range of English language qualifications. For our English entry requirements, please click on the link below.
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Fees and funding
Additional fee information
We understand that the transition to University for Undergraduate students can be daunting and confusing when it comes to finances. The University of Greenwich has a wide range of bursaries, scholarships and other financial support measures to support students that require it most. More information can be found on our website at www.greenwich.ac.uk/finance/funding-your-studies
University of Greenwich
Old Royal Naval College
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