Lose yourself in the pages of great works of literature. Explore other worlds and periods of time. Fuel your love of the written word in all its forms on this degree, from Renaissance drama and Romantic poetry to American fiction. Embrace your love of stories, myths and narratives. Our English literature degree spans admired works from classic to contemporary. We’ll cover a range of fascinating literary periods, genres and topics to give you a broad understanding of literary history. Do you want to know more about the impact of literature on society? How did the author’s history influence their use of language? This course will boost your critical thinking and develop analysis skills. We’ll teach you how to interpret and evaluate what you read. At the same time, we’ll ask you to apply these approaches to literary texts. With optional module choices you’ll dip into genres like Renaissance drama, children’s literature and romanticism. During this degree, you’ll develop the essential communication skills that employers are looking for. Unlock the potential for many fulfilling careers in publishing, journalism, the public and voluntary sectors and more.
Please visit our website for information on available modules.
Emphasis is placed on work produced in your own time or formally presented in class. Typically, you can expect to be assessed on essays, short analyses, reports and close readings, oral presentations, blogs and group work. In your final year you may choose to write a dissertation on a specialised literary theme, which you will research independently, with one-to-one support from an expert supervisor.
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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international
If you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards. For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email [email protected]
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Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Republic of Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
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