English and History University of Warwick

Undergraduate

Why Warwick?

We’re a world-leading university with the highest academic and research standards. Today more than 25,000 students thrive across four faculties, which feature over 70 research centres and institutes. We’re a constant presence in the rankings of the UK’s and the world’s greatest universities, and the most targeted institution nationally by the UK’s top 100 employers (The Graduate Market in 2017, High Fliers Research Ltd).

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.

  • Qualification

    Bachelor of Arts (with Honours) - BA (Hons)

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • Location

    Main Site

  • Start date

    24 September 2018

  • Duration

    3 years


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

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

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

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 to include A at A Level in English Literature or combined English Language and Literature, and A at A Level in History.
Offers exclude General Studies and Critical Thinking.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 38 points to include 6 in Higher Level English Literature or combined English Language and Literature, and 6 in Higher Level History.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £18,330 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

Home and EU undergraduate tuition fees for 2017/18 academic year is £9,250 and tuition fee for 2018/19 academic year is yet to be confirmed and is expected to increase subject to government policy decisions. 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. It is anticipated that such increases will be linked to RPI (the Retail Price Index excluding mortgage interest payments). The University has set the overseas fees for the next 3 academic years and please refer to the following link for future overseas tuition fee http://www2.warwick.ac.uk/services/academicoffice/finance/fees/overseasfees/.