DN Colleges Group

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Hull


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Course summary

Want to develop skills in independent and critical thinking that employers value? The programme provides a broad and balanced study of literature in English from the late Medieval period to the present, developing knowledge and critical understanding of literary history, theory, genres and contexts. The soft skills of communication, collaboration and critical thinking are now some of the most sought-after by employers, and the study of literature develops critical and creative faculties of communication and reasoning that enable full participation in social, cultural and working life.


This course includes the following core modules that all students complete: Level 4 • Academic and Professional Development (academic writing at degree level) • Language and Representation (the representation of power and identity in language) • Readers and Texts (theoretical approaches to analysing literature) • Form and Meaning (understanding the mechanics of poetry) • Intermedialities (examining relationships between media) • Drama and Film (analysis of drama and film) Level 5 • Early Modern Literature (critical analysis of literature and drama from the early modern period) • Romanticism (critical analysis of poetry and literature from the romantic period) • Modernism (an exploration of the ‘little magazines’ that promoted the manifestos of the modernist period leading into an analysis of key modernist texts) • Texts and Contexts (contextualising socio-historical influences in different genres) • Academic and Professional Practice (student-led collaborative community engagement projects) Level 6 At level 6 you may write a dissertation and will study the following modules: • Dissertation • Studies in Short Fiction (critical/creative approach to contemporary short fiction) • Writing the Future (critical analysis of science/speculative fiction) • Modern Drama (critical analysis of contemporary drama) •Academic and Professional Progression (supporting transition from higher education into graduate career) Occasional changes to modules and course content may take place. Students will be notified when applicable.

Assessment method

Modes of assessments include essays, multimedia presentations, posters, assessed seminars, digital artefacts and collaborative projects.

How to apply

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

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Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £3885 Year 1
Northern Ireland £3885 Year 1
Scotland £3885 Year 1
Wales £3885 Year 1

Additional fee information

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English at DN Colleges Group - UCAS