English Literature

Lancaster University

Degree level: Undergraduate
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Course summary

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Our English Literature degree provides a thorough grounding in a wide range of authors, genres, historical periods, literary movements, techniques and critical approaches. We use cutting-edge approaches to literary study, and allow you to specialise in genres and periods that particularly appeal to you.

Course details


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

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Course codeQ300
Institution code L14
Campus nameMain Site
Campus code-

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

QualificationOfferFurther information
A level AAB A level English Literature or A level English Language and Literature grade A
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside A level English Literature or A level English Language and Literature grade A
Access to HE Diploma D: 36 credits M: 9 credits in a relevant subject
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 35 points with 16 points from the best 3 Higher Level subjects including 6 in a HL Literature subject

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1

Additional fee information

Fees for International students vary from £18,700 – £22,550 depending on the degree programme you want to study. Please visit our website for details of the specific fees for the degree programme you wish to study.
English Literature at Lancaster University - UCAS