Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English and History

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Course summary

If you’re an innovative thinker who thrives on the stimulating combination of English literature and history, this qualification will appeal to you. As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Learn about the relationship between the two subjects by critically and creatively focusing on specific time periods or themes
  • Analyse the key genres of prose, poetry and drama
  • Explore the relationship between historical developments and genres of creative literature, including detective fiction and postcolonial literatures
  • Engage critically with literary texts from a variety of historical periods, cultures, and genres, from the early modern era to the present day
  • Gain an understanding of human developments, ranging from the 17th century to the 20th century

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • 20th-Century Europe
  • Shakespearean Drama
  • Emergence of Modern Europe
  • Migration & Cultural Encounters
  • Short Stories
  • The Novel
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Theory & Practice
  • Everybody Hurts: Health, Disability & Wellbeing
  • In addition choose from a list of Year 2 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.
  • Year 3 Core Modules:
    • Dissertation
  • In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list.

  • How to apply

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    Points of entry

    The following entry points are available for this course:

    • Year 1

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    Fees and funding

    Tuition fees

    EU £9250 Year 1
    England £9250 Year 1
    Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
    Scotland £9250 Year 1
    Wales £9250 Year 1
    Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
    International £14000 Year 1

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    English and History at Leeds Beckett University - UCAS