University of Liverpool

Degree level: Undergraduate

English

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Course summary

Combined Degrees Most Combined Degrees allow you to adapt the weighting of each by 25% after the first year, helping you to keep your options open. Please note, however, students studying either a Business or Economics pathway in combination with another subject cannot increase from 25% to 50% or from 50% to 75% and it is not possible to transfer from a 50% to 75% Law. To find out more about your programme choice, please go first to our Combined Degrees webpages: liverpool.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/combined-degrees. This programme is available with either a Year in China or a Year Abroad. The Year in China offers undergraduate students the opportunity to spend one year at our joint venture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), following XJTLU's BA China Studies degree classes. XJTLU is a fully English-speaking university, located in Suzhou. The Year Abroad offers students the opportunity to spend a full academic year studying at one of our partner universities around the world, following a mixture of culture and/or discipline-related modules. If you wish to study this programme with a Year in China or a Year Abroad you will have the opportunity to apply after you arrive at Liverpool. This programme is available with a Year in Industry. Year Three is spent on a paid placement within an organisation in industry, broadly defined. You will be supported by the School of the Arts and the Department throughout, and your reflexive written account of the experience will contribute towards your final degree result. Please note it is not possible to study both a Year in Industry and a Year Abroad on this programme.

Course details

Modules

The first year is a foundation course designed to give you the basic skills and tools for the advanced study of English literature & language. You will have the opportunity to study English lit. from various periods and literary genres. Other modules help you to develop your reading and critical skills, and introduce you to modern approaches to the study of English language. In the 2nd and 3rd years, you will have the freedom to plan the specific path that you follow through the programme. The 2nd yr focuses on the major periods of English lit. and core aspects of English Language study; to ensure that your study has appropriate breadth, you must take at least one unit devoted to pre-1800 literature (this can also be taken at Level 3). In the 3rd year the emphasis is on specialisation within different genres and learning to work more independently - for instance, a dissertation on a topic of your choice provides you with the opportunity to explore that topic in depth.


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q300
Institution code:
L41
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Contextual Information The University of Liverpool is committed to supporting talented applicants from all backgrounds to succeed. To help us achieve this, some students will be eligible for a reduced offer based on contextual data. This includes those from a POLAR 4 Quintile 1 background or those who have spent time in social care. Those who fall outside these categories but provide alternative contextual data may be eligible for further consideration as part of the admissions process. This includes further consideration for additional assessments such as interviews and during the results period. To find out how we use contextual data, please see https://www.liverpool.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/applying/contextual-data/


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

No fee information has been provided for this course

Additional fee information

If this is your first degree and you are a Home student applying for entry in 2022, you do not have to pay your fees upfront. Instead, you can take out a tuition fee loan which is paid straight to the University. This is available to most students, no matter what their household income. For students applying for 2022 entry Tuition fees for 2022 entry are £9,250. Exceptions to the £9,250 fee: Some of our programmes charge less than the full £9,250 fee: •Foundation programmes: the fee for the foundation year of specified programmes at Carmel College and Birkenhead Sixth Form College is £5,140. •Programmes with a year in industry or a year abroad: the fee for students spending a full year working in industry is £1,850. The fee for students spending a full year abroad is £1,385.
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