Newcastle University has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
This Joint Honours degree gives you the chance to explore society through historical evidence and its literary works. Your module choices span centuries and continents, giving you the chance to study history and literature from around the world, and from the Dark Ages right through to the contemporary era.
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 and History at grade A or B, not including 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 and 15 level 3 credits in History at Distinction.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAB - AAAAA||
including English at grade A and History at grade A or B. 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 and History.|
|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, and History A1 at Higher Level, grade 5 or 6.|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H1, H1, H1, H2, H3||With minimum Grade H1 in English and History.|
We especially welcome applications from mature students.
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|