University of Leicester

English University of Leicester Degree level: Undergraduate

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TEF Silver

University of Leicester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.

Find out more about the TEF.

This is for you if you want to explore the richness of English literature from the medieval period to the present, with the chance to specialise in an array of fascinating topics across the fields of literature, language, and creative writing.

Course details

Modules

The first year lays the foundation for your degree as a whole, introducing you to methodologies and techniques you will use throughout the rest of your studies. You will encounter core themes and developments in prose, poetry and drama, and will be encouraged to think in new ways about the English language. In Year 2 you will study some of the most influential and widely read texts in the history of English. In your final year your core learning will conclude your chronological journey through literature. Your final year is also an opportunity to expand your knowledge in the areas of English that have captured your attention.
For full module details, please see our website.

Assessment method

You will be assessed by range of different methods, in order to reflect the number of different skills you will acquire, including essays, group-work projects, oral presentations, reviews, portfolios, and exams.


How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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

You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.

Course code Q300
Institution code L34
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB To include English (Language, Literature or combined).
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits Pass the diploma with 45 credits at level 3. To include 12 credits at Distinction in English Level 3 Modules. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Scottish Higher Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal D3, M2, M2 To include English (Language, Literature or combined).
Extended Project Considered alongside other qualifications.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 30 points Including a minimum of 16 points at Higher Level with 6 in Higher Level English.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) Qualification accepted. Please contact the Admissions Team for further information: ahladmissions@le.ac.uk
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016) Considered alongside other qualifications.
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB To include English.
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) Considered alongside other qualifications.

When considering your application, we will look for evidence that you will be able to fulfil the objectives of the programme of study and achieve the standards required. We will take into account a range of factors including previous examination results.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The tuition fee for home and EU students is reviewed annually and for the academic year 2019/20 it is £9,250. The fees for following years have not yet been decided but are likely to increase each year in line with inflation, subject to government regulations. The inflation rate used will be RPIX, which includes all the items in the Retail Price Index, excluding mortgage payments. For your information, the inflation rate used by the Government when increasing the tuition fee from £9,000 to £9,250 was 2.8%. For further information about fees and funding please see the following page of the University website: https://le.ac.uk/student-life/undergraduates/fees-funding

Provider information

Visit our website

University of Leicester
University Road
Leicester
LE1 7RH


Clearing contact details

Clearing Line

Course contact details

Visit our course page
Admissions Office (UG Arts, Humanities, Law)

+44 (0)116 252 5281