University of Chester

Archaeology and English Literature University of Chester Degree level: Undergraduate

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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.

Course details

Modules

For the latest example of curriculum availability on this degree programme please refer to the University of Chester's Website.

Assessment method

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

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 QV34
Institution code C55
Campus name Chester
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1
  • Year 2
  • Year 3

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
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

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
England £9,250 Year 1
Northern Ireland £9,250 Year 1
Scotland £9,250 Year 1
Wales £9,250 Year 1

Additional fee information

The University may increase these fees at the start of each subsequent year of your course in line with inflation at that time, as measured by the Retail Price Index. These fee levels and increases are subject to any necessary government, and other regulatory, approvals.

Provider information

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University of Chester
Parkgate Road
Chester
CH1 4BJ


Clearing contact details

Admissions Office

08081642713

Fax: 01244 511603

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Additional information

Monday - Thursday 9:00 am to 5:30 pm, Friday's 9:00 am to 4:30 pm, Except: Thursday 15th August 7:00 am to 7:00 pm, Friday 16th August 8:00 am to 7:00 pm, Saturday 17th August 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Sunday 18th August 10:00 am to 4:00 pm


Course contact details

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Undergraduate Admissions

01244 511000

Fax: 01244 511300