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English Literature

Burnley College

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: University of Central Lancashire

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Course summary

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Join us to share your enthusiasm for English Literature. You’ll learn about the relationship between literature and culture, understanding the vital role played by literary productions in interpreting the world around us. You’ll also learn to communicate with clarity and precision in oral and written forms, appreciating the value of aesthetic qualities in all modes of human interaction. Throughout your studies, you’ll explore literature as part of society and culture, so we look at different periods and places. You’ll also study literature from across the world and engage with influential theories that enhance your reading and intensify your cultural and social knowledge and understanding.

Course details

Modules

Foundation Entry Informed Decision Making Essential Skills for Higher Education Developing Skills for Higher Education Introduction module to a variety of different subjects in Criminology, Criminal Justice, Education, Social Science, Psychology, History, Law, English and Religion, Culture and Society. Introduction to the Renaissance Reading Texts: Literary Theory Readers and Reviewers Literary Landscapes Introduction to American Literature Beginners’ French Language and Culture Year 2 A World of Difference: Literature and Globalisation The Literature Project II Restoration to Revolution: Literary Culture 1660-1789 Romantics to Decadents: Literary Culture 1789-1900 Shakespeare Reading and Writing Fairytales Year 3 On successful completion of the above studies you can progress on to complete your degree at UCLan Preston.

Assessment method

This degree comprises of a mixture of lectures, seminars, tutorials, practical sessions and independent study. Independent study is an important aspect of your degree course. The exact combination of study time will be detailed within your module descriptors, and will depend on your option choices. Modules are assessed by a wide variety of coursework assignments, including essays and critical commentaries. We also assess though student presentation and group-work activities, such as a literary blog.


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How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeHU08
Institution code B69
Campus nameBurnley College
Campus codeA

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 104 - 112 points 64 UCAS points for Foundation Entry year

We operate a flexible admissions policy and treat everyone as an individual. This means that we will take into consideration your educational achievements and predicted grades (where applicable) together with your application as a whole, including work experience and personal statement. General Studies accepted. BTEC Extended Diploma: Merit, Merit, Merit BTEC Diploma: Distinction, Distinction. English or related subject at A2 required. Pass Access Course: with 106 UCAS Points GCSE: 5 at grade C/4 including Maths & English or equivalent Applications from individuals with non-standard qualifications, relevant work or life experience and who can demonstrate the ability to cope with and benefit from degree-level studies, are welcome and these applicants will be interviewed.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9000 Year 1
England £9000 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9000 Year 1
Scotland £9000 Year 1
Wales £9000 Year 1
Channel Islands £9000 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note fees for the foundation year will be £6,000, and then £9,000 per year for the remainder of the course. *subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate. Further years at Preston will cost £9,250 per year.
English Literature at Burnley College - UCAS