University of Greenwich has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Our English literature degree offers the chance to explore British literature and the cultural and literary history of Europe and the Americas. Why study this at Greenwich?
- The programme enables students to specialise in the study of poetry, the novel, film and theatre, while also incorporating courses from a variety of other subjects
- Focusses on literature from the last two centuries
- Looks at the historical, social and cultural contexts in which texts are produced and received
- English literature is interpreted broadly to include drama and visual narratives as well as fiction and poetry, visual art, film and theatre
- Full advantage is taken of our culturally and historically rich location and proximity to central London. Visits to theatres, art galleries and museums are integral to many modules
- To encourage you to think critically about the nature of English study in relation to their own intellectual and professional interests
- To provide a grounding in English literature from the Renaissance to the present day while giving opportunities to study key aspects of the literature and * cultural history of Europe and the Americas
- To examine the connections between critical theory and the practice or performance of literature.
All degree courses are made up of modules – individual units of study on different topics. Some modules are compulsory; others can be chosen from a list of options. Our website has full details of your degree structures, module content, and how each module is assessed. The direct link to this course on our website, can be found at the bottom of this page.
Students are assessed through examinations and coursework:
- Textual analyses
- Critical reviews
- Portfolios of creative writing
- Course journals
- Research projects
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.
Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points|
|A level||BCC||General studies is not normally accepted.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM|
|GCSE/National 4/National 5||GCSE English and Mathematics (Grade 4 / C )|
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9250||Year 1|
Additional fee information
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Course contact detailsVisit our course page
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
UK Student Recruitment
020 8331 9000