Oxford Brookes University

Degree level: Undergraduate

English Literature

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Course summary

Would you like to explore the biggest questions and ideas that have inspired writers and thinkers across the centuries? When you study English Literature at Oxford Brookes, you'll examine critical moments and movements in culture and society. You’ll learn how works of literature explore issues such as

  • inequalities in ethnicity, sexuality, gender and class
  • how values, ethics and ideologies can change
  • relationships between identities, communities and environments
  • how society can face its past, and its future
Our expert teaching staff are active researchers and are widely published. This means that your teaching is informed by cutting edge insights. As you progress through your course, you’ll develop attributes and capabilities to prepare you for your future. You’ll enhance your skills in communication, critical thinking, and creative problem solving. You’ll develop intercultural and interpersonal understanding. You’ll also have the opportunity to undertake a work placement, internship or entrepreneurial project.

Course details

How to apply

Application codes

Please select a course option – you will then see the application code you need to use to apply for the course.

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

English language requirements

IELTS 6.5 overall. Reading 6.0. Writing 6.0. Listening 5.5. Speaking 5.5.

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
EU £14600 Year 1
International £14600 Year 1

Additional fee information

Please note tuition fees for Home students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students in line with an inflationary amount determined by government. Tuition fees for International students may increase in subsequent years both for new and continuing students. Oxford Brookes University intends to maintain its fees for new and returning Home students at the maximum permitted level.
English Literature at Oxford Brookes University - UCAS