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This English and History degree invites students to consider literature and the past from a variety of theoretical, historical and cultural perspectives. This course offers a broad study of history, combined with the study of Victorian literature, Modernism, Romanticism and 21st Century writing, taking a global perspective. Students have the opportunity to study English and American authors and world literature, and can choose to take modules ranging from Roman to contemporary periods covering Britain, Europe and the United States. A variety of sources are explored during the course including newspapers, films, novels, works of art, architecture and oral testimony.
English modules introduce poetry, fiction, drama, literary history, theory and criticism including texts and authors from the early 18th Century to the present. In History, first-year modules introduce key events, processes and sources in medieval and modern history. Students have the opportunity to examine a wide variety of approaches to studying the past. In the final year, students undertake a dissertation on a topic of their choice. For the most up to date module information, please visit the course page for this programme on our website. Some programmes provide you with the opportunity to focus your study in a particular area through optional modules. Timetabling arrangements may limit the availability of some optional modules to some students. As the options often reflect staff research interests, they may alter over time due to staff availability.
The way students will be assessed on this course will vary for each module. It could include coursework, such as a dissertation or essay, written and practical exams, portfolio development, group work or presentations to name some examples. Throughout this degree, students may receive tuition from professors, senior lecturers, lecturers, researchers, practitioners, visiting experts or technicians, and they may be supported in their learning by other students.
How to apply
If your application is completed by the following date, it’s guaranteed to be considered:
15 January*If you apply after this deadline, universities or colleges don’t have to consider your application if they’ve filled their spaces, so the sooner you apply, the better!
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|Campus name||Lincoln (Main Site)|
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
- Year 3
|UCAS Tariff||112 points||From a minimum of 3 A Levels or equivalent qualifications.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|Access to HE Diploma||45 Level 3 credits with a minimum of 112 UCAS Tariff points|
|Scottish Higher||112 UCAS Tariff points to include a minimum of 4 Highers or a combination of Highers and Advanced Highers.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||29 points|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||Applicants will also need at least three GCSEs at grade 4 (C) or above, which must include English. Equivalent Level 2 qualifications may also be considered.|
The University accepts a wide range of qualifications as the basis for entry and will consider applicants who have a mix of qualifications. We also consider applicants with extensive and relevant work experience and will give special individual consideration to those who do not meet the standard entry qualifications.
English language requirements
In addition to meeting the academic requirements, EU and Overseas students will also be required to demonstrate English language proficiency equivalent to IELTS 7.0 overall, with a minimum of 6.5 in each element. Please visit our English language requirements page for a full list of the English qualifications we accept: https://www.lincoln.ac.uk/home/studywithus/internationalstudents/englishlanguagerequirementsandsupport/englishlanguagerequirements/
If you have studied outside of the UK, you can find more information about the wide range of international qualifications we accept by visiting our entry requirements and your country page:
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|