Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This degree combines elements from our English Language and English Literature degrees, allowing you to immerse yourself in both subjects. You will enjoy wide-ranging literature options including pre-twentieth-century literature up to the present day. You will also learn about the history of English and the social contexts in which it is used, as well as scientific methodologies for studying it.
How to apply
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!
You will need these codes when you add a choice to your application.
|Campus name||Main Site (Newcastle)|
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
|UCAS Tariff||Not accepted|
|A level||AAB - AAA||Including English Literature or English Language and Literature at grade A, excluding General Studies.|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||Not accepted|
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
|to include at least 15 Level 3 credits in English Literature at Distinction.|
|Scottish Higher||AAABB - AAAAA||
Including English at grade A. Advanced Higher English at grade A is preferred. Combinations of Highers and Advanced Highers accepted.
Scottish qualifications can be taken in more than one sitting.
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3 - D3, D3, M2||Including English at grade D3.|
|Extended Project||A||If you offer the Level 3 Extended Project Qualification in a topic relevant to the degree programme, we will vary our offer to recognise this.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||35 - 36 points||With English A1 at Higher Level, grade 6.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H3||With minimum Grade H1 in English.|
Candidates who have some background in Maths and Science may be interested in the cognitive/brain science and quantitative elements of the course. Candidates who prefer Arts and Humanities subjects may be interested in the historical, sociological, and literary elements of the course.
We especially welcome applications from mature students.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|