Leeds Beckett University

Degree level: Undergraduate

Media and English

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Course summary

In today's media-saturated culture you’re never far from a story. As part of your course, you’ll:

  • Understand the connections between the study of media and the study of English literature
  • Evaluate a range of literary and media texts, forms and styles to learn how society uses narratives from the 18th Century to the modern day to make sense of itself and the wider world
  • See how an interdisciplinary approach can offer fresh critical insights into contemporary issues like Black Lives Matter, poverty, climate change and Covid-19
  • Identify and use research methods and analytical skills that are transferable to a range of graduate-level careers
  • Graduate with a truly relevant degree and a real insight into how media and literature inform the cultures and societies we live in today

Course details


Year 1 Core Modules:

  • Contemporary Literary Studies
  • Understanding Social Media
  • Media Interactions
  • Poetry
  • Cinematic Identities
  • The Novel
Year 2 Core Modules:
  • Theory, Text, Performance
  • Researching Media & Culture
Year 3 Core Modules:
  • Media and English Dissertation
- In addition choose from a list of Year 3 Option Modules. Please check our website for a full and up-to-date list

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

Please visit our online prospectus for detailed Clearing entry criteria https://www.leedsbeckett.ac.uk/clearing/

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Fees and funding

Tuition fees

EU £14000 Year 1
England £9250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9250 Year 1
Scotland £9250 Year 1
Wales £9250 Year 1
Channel Islands £9250 Year 1
International £14000 Year 1

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