University of Dundee

Degree level: Undergraduate

English

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Course summary

On this course you can study the history of English literature, from the medieval period right up to the present day. Start with a basic overview of the subject and move towards choosing modules to suit your own interests. A range of modules give you the option to study anything from Shakespeare to science fiction, Romantic to contemporary poetry, or Victorian novels to Hollywood films. We are also a world leader in comics studies and offer modules that consider the relationship between graphic novels and canonical literature. We start by covering topics such as how to analyse a poem and how to read a novel as a literary critic, moving on to historical surveys of literature. We then explore in more detail many of the periods, movements, and topics previously covered. The modules we offer throughout the degree reflect the diverse research specialisms of our staff, giving you an extremely varied range of choices. In Levels 1 and 2 you will also complement your specialist subject by studying additional Humanities or Social Sciences subjects such as History, Philosophy, or Geography. We have strong research and teaching links with the creative communities around us, such as the Dundee Rep Theatre, Dundee Contemporary Arts Centre, Dundee Comics Creative Space, The McManus, and V&A Dundee. We also have a very successful drama group called JOOT, and an online review magazine, DURA, where you can try your hand at writing reviews.

Course details


How to apply

Application codes

Course code:
Q300
Institution code:
D65
Campus name:
Main Site
Campus code:
-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Standard Qualification Requirements

Minimum Qualification Requirements


English language requirements

You can find details of our specific IELTS English language requirements and other accepted English language qualifications on the individual course webpages on the University website. English language tests should be no more than two years old on the start date of your chosen course. All results will be verified online.

General guidance for our accepted English language qualifications

https://www.dundee.ac.uk/guides/english-language-requirements


Unistats information

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £9250* Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250* Year 1
Wales £9250* Year 1
Channel Islands £9250* Year 1
Republic of Ireland £9250* Year 1
Scotland £1820* Year 1
EU £19500 Year 1
International £19500 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

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University of Dundee
Nethergate
Dundee
DD1 4HN


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