University of Chichester

English Literature and History University of Chichester Degree level: Undergraduate

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You will study a dynamic and challenging subject, explore diverse aspects of past cultures and gain a rich perspective on current issues. Over the course of your degree, you will develop your knowledge of British, European and international history.

In addition, students study non-literary texts and learn how language is used in social, political and institutional contexts in order to shape knowledge, control public opinion, build community or distribute power.

Another component of this course concentrates on the history of English, where students learn how the language has evolved from its Anglo-Saxon origins to the present.

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 VQ31
Institution code C58
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 96 - 120 points A levels (or combination with AS / E.P. / BTEC): 96 to 120 UCAS Tariff Points including English Literature, English Language, English Language and Literature, Creative Writing or Drama at grade B or C.
A level A level: English Literature, English Language, English Language and Literature, Creative Writing or Drama at grade B or C.
Access to HE Diploma M: 12 credits Pass with 12 level 3 credits worth of English units at Merit.
Extended Project The University welcomes the Extended Project Qualification and this will be taken into account in offers (where presented by an applicant).

The University welcomes mature applicants who may not have the standard entry requirements listed here. As an alternative, a 'non-standard entry portfolio' may be set for the applicant to complete in order to demonstrate their readiness for higher education.


English language requirements

Test Grade Additional details
IELTS (Academic) 5.5
PTE Academic 43.0

If you are an international student and English is not your first language, you can begin your 3-year degree programme with IELTS 5.5. Our International Route allows you to take 4 credit-bearing modules in International English Studies (IES) as part of your first year studies. This means you study 4 modules in your chosen subject and 4 in International English. The IES Modules allow you to focus on personal language development and your use of English as an academic language. Then, at the end of your first year, you’ll have all the necessary language skills to transfer to full study of your main subject. If you have an IELTS score under 5.5 you can still begin a 3-year degree programme with us. In this case we provide a 5 or 10 week intensive Presessional Programme in English language and academic skills. For the 10 week Programme you’ll need IELTS 4.5, and IELTS 5.0 for the 5 week Programme.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 * Year 1
EU £9,250 * Year 1
International £13,000 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

Fees may be subject to change according to any changes by government.

Provider information

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University of Chichester
Bishop Otter Campus
College Lane
Chichester
PO19 6PE


Clearing contact details

Clearing Hotline

01243 816001


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