English Literature and History at University of Chichester - UCAS

Course summary

Explore your passion for both English Literature and History as you discover new literary worlds and engage in critical debate as you analyse texts from a variety of contexts, time periods, and authors. You will have the opportunity to critically engage with literary texts and historical contexts from the Medieval and Early Modern periods, through the Renaissance and Victorian periods, and into the present day. Your studies will take you around the world, as you explore wars, revolutions, and the social, religious and gender issues that shape our very identities. You will learn from experienced tutors and experts who use the latest research to underlie their teaching. This ensures that you have access to the latest debates within the study of literature, as you learn the vital communication and critical thinking skills necessary for the workplace. On this course you will Study some of the most well-known names in literature such as Jane Austen, Oscar Wilde and the Brontës. Students on this course will gain an insight into a variety of genres and styles, including contemporary women’s writing and beyond realist literature, and engage with contemporary issues such as climate change, race and sexuality.


Year One: In your first year, you will explore Victorian literature from the Brontës through to Oscar Wilde, as well as examine the exciting space of Modernist experimentation in the twentieth century. You will also develop your knowledge of British, European and international history. Year Two: In year two, you will delve into past cultures, experiencing the rich literature of the Renaissance and study some of the wars, revolutions, social, religious and gender issues that shape our very identities. You will choose to deepen your knowledge of fantasy, fairy tales or the gothic as you continue to explore the globe through world literature. Year Three: In your third year, you will select from numerous specialisms and design your own research project on a topic of your choice.

Assessment method

Our BA (Hons) English Literature and History course uses a range of assessments methods, including: -Essays -Textual analysis -Commentary -Collaborative project work -Portfolio -Examinations -Dissertation -Manuscript work.

How to apply

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Bishop Otter Campus, Chichester
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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)

A Certificate of Higher Education (CertHE) or 120 level 4 credits from a related degree programme are required for direct entry to Year 2. A Diploma of Higher Education (DipHE) or 240 level 4 and level 5 credits from a related degree programme are required for direct entry to the final year.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6No component less than 5.5
PTE Academic5050-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
TOEFL (iBT)79At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing

Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Republic of Ireland £9250 Year 1
EU £16344 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £16344 Year 1

Tuition fee status depends on a number of criteria and varies according to where in the UK you will study. For further guidance on the criteria for home or overseas tuition fees, please refer to the UKCISA website .

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No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

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University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
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PO19 6PE

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English Literature and History at University of Chichester - UCAS