University of Chester has opted into the TEF and received a Silver award.
Teaching takes place at the Parkgate Road campus.
For English Literature over the three years you will study a variety of texts from the earliest times to the present day. Through the study of stimulating texts you will develop a range of core skills which will be relevant after graduation to many different roles and employment opportunities.
Archaeology is the study of the human past, from the hunter-gatherers of Ice Age Europe to the inhabitants of modern cities. At Chester, our course provides you with an understanding of these past societies and the techniques that we use to study them. The course aims to provide you with a wide range of skills, such as field survey and excavation, critical reading and writing, and scientific analysis; as well as the opportunity to specialise in particular periods or themes.
For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.
For English Literature assessment methods vary, and may include: coursework essays, seminar papers, oral presentations, resource-based learning exercises, portfolios, learning diaries, and a small number of formal examinations.
For Archaeology assessment is varied: written work in the form of essays, reports and portfolios, oral presentations, and examinations all feature. In all cases our assessment develops and enhances your key employability skills.
How to apply
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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!
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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
|UCAS Tariff||112 points|
|A level||BCC - BBC||The Department requires one of the following subjects at GCE A Level: English Language, English Literature, English Combined (Language and Literature)|
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DMM||Plus one of the following subjects at GCE A Level: English Language, English Literature, English Combined (Language and Literature)|
|Access to HE Diploma||Access to HE Diploma, to include 45 credits at Level 3, of which 30 must be at Merit or above (15 of which must be in English)|
|Scottish Higher||BBBB||including English|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||26 points||including 5 in HL English|
|Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)||H3, H3, H3, H3||including English|
A Level General Studies accepted; Welsh Baccalaureate accepted alongside A Levels/BTEC/OCRs
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|