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.
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
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.
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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
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
|No component less than 5.5
|50-57 and no lower than 50-57 in each component
|At least: 18 in Reading 17 in Listening 20 in Speaking 17 in Writing
Qualifications recognised for English language proficiency
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Fees and funding
|Republic of Ireland