University of Leeds

Degree level: Undergraduate

English and History

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Course summary

This exciting and varied degree allows you to explore the full range of literature in English – whether prose, poetry, or drama, across different literary periods – whilst also gaining an understanding of the diversity of British, European and world history through a variety of periods and themes. Core modules will provide you with the foundations for studying both English and History so you can flourish as a Leeds undergraduate whatever you have studied before. You'll also choose from a wide variety of optional modules, giving you the chance to tailor your course to your own interests. You could specialise in a range of literature from Old English and the Arthurian legends to crime fiction and post-Apartheid narratives, and get hands-on experience setting type and using the printing presses in our Print Rooms. Our expertise in History ranges from medieval society, early modern monarchies, to decolonisation, allowing you to focus on periods and themes which interest you.

Course details

How to apply

Application codes

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

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

Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

European Baccalaureate: 85% with 8.5 in English and History.

English language requirements

TestGradeAdditional details
IELTS (Academic)6.5with no less than 6.0 in any component.

If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.

See alternative English language qualifications we accept.

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Fees and funding

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English and History at University of Leeds - UCAS