University of Derby

English University of Derby Degree level: Undergraduate


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This course is available through Clearing. Call our Clearing hotline on +44 (0)1332 592018 to secure your place for 2018.

This highly-rated English degree will change the way you think. As you discover a range of literature from across the globe, you will consider what these texts say about identity, desire, cultural politics and the nature of reality itself.

In the last National Student Survey, this BA (Hons) English achieved a 100% overall satisfaction score. We cover a fascinating range of genres, including classical myth, the evolution of fantasy, the representation of crime, existentialist writing and the 19th century realist novel. There are no exams (you are assessed in other ways) and you can choose to study for a semester in America.

If you enjoy reading and analysing literature and are interested in finding out how critical and philosophical ideas can change the way we read, this is your course.

Through thought-provoking lectures, seminars and tutorials, as well as reading from primary and secondary sources. There will be plenty of opportunities to discuss and debate ideas.

You will have the opportunity to take part in study visits to cinemas, museums, galleries, heritage centres and theatres. You will also complete work-based learning projects and placements for cultural institutions like these.

Above all else, English graduates have excellent communication and analytical skills – something that employers need and value. In addition, we aim to develop your public-speaking and debating skills by assessing your participation in seminars; you will also be enabled to deliver presentations and conference papers articulately and with confidence. This opens up a range of careers in a range of fields including teaching, journalism, publishing and arts administration.

Integrated Masters in English (MLit)
BA (Hons) English Literature and Language with optional TESOL pathway
English (Joint Honours)

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 D39
Campus name Main Site
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Year 1

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 120 - 128 points Your offer will be based on your predicted grades from your core A2s (full A levels), BTEC Diploma etc including a grade C in English at A Level (or another related subject). We will accept up to 16 points towards the total from level 3 qualifications such as AS (where those AS levels are not taken on to A2 level), the Extended Project, or Music qualifications. In addition you are required to have 5 GCSEs grades A-C or grade 4 including Maths and English.  For Access to HE please see the specific credits required in the section for Access to HE
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to Higher Education Diploma (60 credits) with a minimum 24 level three credits at Merit plus GCSE Maths and English. Functional Skills or Key Skills at level 2. Must include passes in compulsory L3 subjects

Fees and funding

Tuition fees

Channel Islands £9,250 Year 1
EU £9,250 Year 1
International £11,750 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

No additional fees or cost information has been supplied for this course, please contact the provider directly.

Provider information

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University of Derby
Kedleston Road
DE22 1GB

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