Edge Hill University

English Literature Edge Hill University Degree level: Undergraduate

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In English Literature you will have the opportunity to feed your passion for the written word while developing essential communication skills which are highly valued by employers. We want you to be inspired by literature, from classic to contemporary works. We will introduce you to influential theoretical and critical approaches, as well as offering a range of modules that include different literary periods, genres and topics. If you have a passion for reading and a love of language, an enthusiasm for the ideas that lie behind published literature in all its forms, and a desire to know more about motivations and the impact of literature on societies, then this is the ideal degree.

Course details

Modules

Please visit our website for information on available modules.

Assessment method

Assessment involves a mixture of coursework and examinations with emphasis placed on work produced in your own time or formally presented in class. Typically, you can expect to be assessed on essays, short analyses, reports and close readings, oral presentations, blogs and group work. In your final year you may choose to write a dissertation on a specialised literary theme, which you will research independently, with one-to-one support from an expert supervisor.


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 Q200
Institution code E42
Campus name Ormskirk (Main Campus)
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
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

International applicants

International students should visit our website for further information: www.edgehill.ac.uk/international


Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 112 - 120 points Preferably to include A Level English or equivalent.
A level BBC - BBB Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

A combination of A Level and BTEC awards may also be accepted.
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) DMM Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.

However, please be aware that an A Level English qualification is preferred for this course.
Access to HE Diploma D: 24 credits
M: 21 credits
P: 0 credits
Please note, the above represents an example of how you can achieve the required number of tariff points, however you can also achieve this with other combinations.
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H3, H3, H3, H3, H3 A minimum of five subjects at Grade H1-H3 will be required.

As long as you have a minimum of two A Levels (or equivalent), there is no maximum number of qualifications that we will accept UCAS points from. This includes additional qualifications such as the Welsh Baccalaureate and Extended Project Qualification (EPQ), AS Levels that haven’t been continued to A Level, and General Studies AS or A Level awards.

For further information on how you can meet the entry requirements, including details of alternative qualifications, please visit www.edgehill.ac.uk/offers or contact our Course Enquiries Team on 01695 657000 or email study@edgehill.ac.uk.

Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this course

https://www.edgehill.ac.uk/study/apply/entry-requirements/

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

If you are a prospective UK or EU student who will be joining this undergraduate degree in academic year 2020/21, tuition fees are still to be announced. You are advised to check this page regularly and once the position has been confirmed we will update this information. Visit edgehill.ac.uk/moneymatters for more information.

Provider information

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Edge Hill University
St Helens Road
Ormskirk
L39 4QP


Course contact details

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Course Enquiries Team

+44 (0)1695 657000