University of Warwick

English and History University of Warwick Degree level: Undergraduate

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Why Warwick?
The University of Warwick is a world-leading university, born out of boldness, imagination and collaboration. We’ve built a strong reputation for upholding the highest academic and research standards.

Today, more than 26,000 students thrive in a supportive, welcoming space where everything you need to study, live and have fun is close to hand. Explore what Warwick has to offer, and you’ll develop a skillset that sets you apart, and sets you up to succeed. What that success looks like is up to you.

The course

All of this means you’ll be welcomed to a safe, energetic and cosmopolitan campus with flexible, well-equipped study spaces to help you stretch yourself personally, professionally and academically. Whether you want to be a front-runner in a fast-moving graduate job market, or to make a difference and change the world, we want you here.

This course considers history and literature as vitally intertwined disciplines. You will examine and reflect on how the recording of history involves modes of representation that are themselves literary, and also about how literary texts imagine historical events and ideas – and are themselves shaped by a given social and political moment.

The subjects of history and literary studies share many common concerns. Both ask questions about how human experience is written and recorded – in the past and present – and both probe the relationship between what is real and what is represented. Taught across the Departments of History and of English and Comparative Literary Studies, you will address these issues from a variety of angles and through a wide range of option modules that span time and geography: from the medieval to the contemporary, and from Britain to America and the Caribbean. You will become adept at reading in different ways: on the one hand assessing large quantities of information taken from historical sources (including texts, images, and film), and on the other hand carefully unpacking the details and techniques of just a few lines of a poem, play, or novel. First and foremost, we will encourage you to develop your own ideas and arguments, to critically analyse what others say and write – and to reflect upon how the disciplines of history and literature might best speak to one another, today and in the future.

How to apply

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

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Course code VQ32
Institution code W20
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

This course may be available at alternative locations, please check if other course options are available

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level AAA AAA / A*AB to include grade A in English Literature or English Language and Literature (combined), and grade A in History.
Offers exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points to include 6 in Higher Level English Literature or English Language and Literature (combined), and 6 in Higher Level History.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £20,210 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

*This is a provisional fee and subject to change.

Additional fee information

In line with government policy decisions, Home and EU undergraduate tuition fees for the 2020/21 academic year are £9,250. For students who qualify for government-regulated fees (currently students classed as ‘Home’ or ‘Home/EU’ for fees purposes), the University expects to increase fees in line with any inflationary uplift as determined by the UK Government, if permitted by law or government policy, in the second and subsequent years of your course. Fees for Channel Islands students are linked to the Home fee as well as the Office for Students annual funding levels and are therefore subject to change in line with the above statement as well as the annual funding award for the year of study. The University has set the International fees for the period to 2021-22. Please refer to the following link for the latest information on tuition fees (https://warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/).

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For general undergraduate enquiries please contact the Undergraduate Admissions Team

024 7652 3723

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