York St John University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Literature and English Language

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Course summary

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If you wish to study two academic subjects in depth our Joint Honours degree programmes are a great way to do this. At York St John you will be taught by enthusiastic and experienced staff who are active as scholars and researchers in their specialist areas. Combining English Language and English Literature degree programmes at York St John provides you with an opportunity to study language from a broad range of perspectives, whilst also exploring how stories work, how they appeal to us, persuade us and affect us.

Course details


Modules may include: Level 1: Multilingualism; Introduction to Language & Society; Semantics & Pragmatics; Reading Texts 1; Forms of Narrative; Writing for Academic Success; Gender & Writing. Level 2 & Level 3: Language Acquisition; Psycholinguistics; Accents & Dialects; Conversation Analysis; Attitudes to Language; Language at Work; Phonetics & Phonology; Speech & Language Pathology; Analysing Media Texts; TESOL; Gothic & Horror; Cultures of Childhood; Literary Theory; Imaginary Worlds, Science Fiction; Romantic Period Writing; American Literature in the 20th Century; Gender & Sexualities; Shakespeare: Perspectives; Dissertation.

How to apply

Application deadlines

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!

Application codes

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course codeQ390
Institution code Y75
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
UCAS Tariff 96 - 112 points
GCSE/National 4/National 5 three GCSE's at Grade C or above (or equivalent), including English Language.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
International £12750 Year 1

Additional fee information

For courses with an optional Placement Year, during the Placement Year your fees will be reduced to 15% of the annual fee value.
English Literature and English Language at York St John University - UCAS