University of Central Lancashire

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Language and Literature

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Course summary

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Course Overview

  • On our English Language and Literature course you’ll explore and analyse a range of texts and literary techniques – from classics of English Literature to popular media such as films and adverts.
  • You get to ‘design your own course’ based on your interests. With our optional modules, you get the choice of studying an array of genres - including American literature, science fiction, graphic novels and fairy tales. Take your pick!
  • You can also explore a wide range of literary styles and techniques – from semantics and pragmatics to stylistics, gender and language, education and language, and corpus linguistics. The choice is yours.
Why study with us
  • Our English Literature courses are ranked 1st in the North West and 2nd in the UK for academic support – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
  • Our English Language courses are ranked 4th in the UK and 3rd in the North West for student satisfaction – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.
  • We’re also 2nd in the North West and 5th in the UK for learning resources – National Student Survey (NSS) 2019.

Course details


Year 1: Reading Texts: Literary Theory (20 credits), English Language Workshop (20 credits), Introduction to Renaissance Literature (20 credits), Introduction to English Syntax & Phonology, Introduction to English Language and Linguistics, and an elective from our extensive catalogue Year 2: Comparative Literature (20 Credits), The English Language Workshop II, Either/or, Restoration to Revolution: Literary Culture 1660-1789 (20 Credits), Literature of the Long Nineteenth Century (20 Credits), You’ll also take an additional module from our suite of options, And an elective from another subject Year 3: Compulsory modules are; English Literature Dissertation (40 Credits) OR English Language Dissertation (40 credits), Modern and Contemporary Literature (20 Credits), and you also take an additional 60 credits (generally three modules of 20 credits each) from our suite of options.

How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

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IELTS (Academic)6with no component score less than 5.5 (To have been taken within two years of the course commencement date)

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

*subject only to annual increase in line with UK Retail Price Index inflation rate
English Language and Literature at University of Central Lancashire - UCAS