Edinburgh Napier University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English

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Course summary

A top 10 modern university in the UK for studying English. (3rd of 48) Complete University Guide 2020 This English degree will develop your critical skills and nurture your awareness of the enduring appeal of literature in the modern world. Study English literature from Shakespeare to contemporary popular culture, via classic works of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries. You’ll learn about these texts in their cultural-historical contexts and within wider theoretical frameworks, considering the ways they function in society. You’ll study English within exciting interdisciplinary contexts and benefit from the wide range of subject expertise within the English group. Edinburgh is a vibrant city with a rich literary heritage, offering an excellent learning environment and lots of world-leading cultural events, such as the International Book Festival. You may also have the opportunity to study abroad through our exchange programmes. This qualification will prepare you for a career in a number of areas of the cultural and creative industries and beyond. Please visit our website for full course and module details.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q300
Institution code:
E59
Campus name:
Merchiston Campus
Campus code:
M

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Year 1 Entry Requirements HNC - Pass in a related subject with B in the graded unit. Minimum Year 2 Entry Requirements SQA Advanced Highers at BBC including English at Grade B. BTEC (QCF) Extended Diploma with DDD in a related subject plus A Level Grade B in English. GCE A-Levels at AAB including English. Our entry requirements indicate both Standard and Minimum qualifications with which we normally accept students. Competition for places varies from year to year and you aren't guaranteed a place if you meet the minimum qualifications.

Minimum Qualification Requirements


English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6IELTS 6.0 overall with no component below 5.5.

Unistats information

Operated by the Office for Students
95%
Student satisfaction
45%
Employment after 15 months (Most common jobs)
90%
Go onto work and study

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Scotland £1820 Year 1
EU £14170 Year 1
International £14170 Year 1

Additional fee information

For Tuition Fee information please visit the specific course page on our website - https://www.napier.ac.uk/study-with-us/undergraduate
English at Edinburgh Napier University - UCAS