On this varied and wide-ranging course you’ll encounter the rich diversity of texts, concepts and themes within English Literature. From novels to poetry, drama to non-fiction you'll undertake in-depth textual study, gaining advanced skills in interpretation, critical analysis and reasoning. You'll also explore the historical, social and cultural contexts of the texts you study. You'll trace the development of English Literature through time, exploring changes in narrative techniques and discursive practices used by writers. You could study literature from Old English to contemporary and postcolonial narratives, from Jane Austen and Shakespeare to African literature and world theatre. Medieval romances, Renaissance humanism, Romantic poetry and the digital humanities are just some of the specialist areas in the variety we offer. This flexible degree offers you broad knowledge of literature in English and allows you to specialise in topics that interest you – all while you develop transferable skills that employers seek.
How to apply
This is the deadline for applications to be completed and sent for this course. If the university or college still has places available you can apply after this date, but your application is not guaranteed to be considered.
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Points of entry
The following entry points are available for this course:
- Year 1
- Year 2
Entry requirements for advanced entry (i.e. into Year 2 and beyond)
Successful completion of Year 1 of a relevant degree course.
European Baccalaureate: 85% with 8.5 in English.
English language requirements
|IELTS (Academic)||6.5||with no less than 6.0 in any component.|
If you're an international student and you don't meet the English language requirements for this course, you may be able to study our undergraduate pre-sessional English course, to help improve your English language level.
See alternative English language qualifications we accept.
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Fees and funding
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