English Language and Literature (Q39)

Open University

Degree level: Undergraduate
Awarded by: The Open University

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Course summary

If you love the written and spoken word, this course is for you. A comprehensive and stimulating introduction to English language and literature, it investigates how the English language is used in a variety of global contexts, and explores literature from different historical periods and in diverse cultural settings. You’ll explore writing and speech in a wide range of forms, and develop your skills in the interpretation of literary and non-literary texts. Key features of the course

  • Learn how to analyse a wide range of texts including fiction, poetry and drama
  • Explore the history of the English language and how it has become a global language
  • Have the opportunity to develop a project based on independent study
  • Learn the skills of critical commentary and complex argument that are highly valued in the workplace

Course details

Modules

You’ll start Stage 1 with a broad introduction to the arts and humanities followed by up to two modules chosen from a variety of subjects. Next, in Stage 2, you’ll study two compulsory modules, the first explores different approaches to reading texts, and the second examines the history and diversity of English. Finally, in Stage 3, you’ll complete your degree with two advanced modules, one from English language and one from English literature.


How to apply

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Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

There are no qualification requirements for this course.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

England £18576 Whole course
Northern Ireland £6192 Whole course
Scotland £6192 Whole course
Wales £6192 Whole course

Additional fee information

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English Language and Literature (Q39) at Open University - UCAS