University of Worcester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Overview In combination, these subject areas enable you to explore English Literature in some of the immensely varied contexts of its production alongside investigating different aspects of History across a broad range of periods. English Literature at Worcester will introduce you to cutting-edge thinking in spheres as diverse as Shakespeare in translation, children’s literature, contemporary American writing and ecocriticism. History at Worcester offers you the opportunity to study the political, cultural and social history and introduces you to many of today’s debates surrounding approaches to historical study. Key features
- A long, established and evolving course with highly-skilled and enthusiastic lecturers who are experienced teachers and published researchers
- Strong emphasis on the development of advanced literacy, research, analysis and communication – all of which are highly valued by employers
- A wide range of modules in British, European and World History from the sixteenth through to the twenty-first centuries and encompassing both ‘canonical’ and ‘marginal’ texts
- Opportunities to gain work experience, to study abroad for a semester and to play an active role in local and regional literature festivals.
- Ready access to the nationally significant resources of Worcestershire County Archives Service, which is based in The Hive (the university library)
- Tailor your course to your individual needs with a joint honours course
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How to apply
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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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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
|UCAS Tariff||104 points||Which must include A-level English at grade C or above|
The University of Worcester accepts all qualifications within the Tariff, and normally looks for the equivalent of 3 A levels. More information can be found at http://www.worcester.ac.uk/journey/entry-requirements.html
Fees and funding
|Northern Ireland||£9250*||Year 1|
|Channel Islands||£9250*||Year 1|
*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.