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English Literature University of Liverpool Degree level: Undergraduate

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Our English Literature programme gives you the opportunity to study a wide range of literary forms, genres and themes from the early medieval period to the present day.
You will gain insights into the ways in which literatures in English have developed through history, while also having the opportunity for in-depth study of genres such as children’s literature, noir and gothic fiction.

In each year of a Major (75%) English programme, you will choose 90 credits from our range of English modules.

This programme is available with a Year in China. The Year in China allows undergraduate students the opportunity to spend one year at our joint venture, Xi'an Jiaotong-Liverpool University (XJTLU), following XJTLU's BA China Studies degree classes. XJTLU is a fully English-speaking university, located in Suzhou. If you wish to study this programme with a Year in China please put the option code YC in the Further Choices section of your UCAS application form.

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 Q320
Institution code L41
Campus name Main Site
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

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff Not accepted
A level ABB A level English (Language, Literature or Language and Literature) at grade A
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) Applications considered. BTEC in a humanities-related subject plus A level English at grade A required
Access to HE Diploma D: 30 credits
M: 15 credits
45 Level 3 credits in graded units in a relevant Diploma, including 30 at Distinction (including all English credits) and a further 15 with at least Merit. Relevant Diploma is Humanities/Social Sciences based.
Scottish Higher AABBB Scottish Highers at AABBB to include Scottish Advanced Higher in English at grade A
Extended Project A Applicants who offer the Extended Project Qualification (EPQ) and meet our offer criteria will be made the standard offer, plus an alternative offer. This will be at one A Level grade lower plus a grade A in the EPQ, for example the offer would be AAB or ABB plus A in the EPQ, including grade A in English.

Please note that Humanities and Social Sciences Honours Select programmes which have a Management, Law or Sociology component will not accept the EPQ.
International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme 33 points Including 6 in Higher Level English
Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017) H1, H2, H2, H2, H3, H3 Including H1 in English
Scottish Advanced Higher ABB Including English at grade A
Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015) B Accepted including two A levels at AB (including grade A in English)


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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Additional fee information

If this is your first degree and you are a Home or EU student applying for entry in 2020, you do not have to pay your fees upfront. Instead, you can take out a tuition fee loan which is paid straight to the University. This is available to most students, no matter what their household income (including EU students). For students applying for 2020 entry (subject to Parliamentary Approval) Tuition fees for 2020 entry are £9,250. Exceptions to the £9,250 fee: Some of our programmes charge less than the full £9,250 fee: • Foundation programmes: the fee for the foundation year of specified programmes at Carmel College and Birkenhead Sixth Form College is £5,140. • Programmes with a year in industry or a year abroad: the fee for students spending a full year working in industry is £1,850. The fee for students spending a full year abroad is £1,385.

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