University of York has opted into the TEF and received a Gold award.
In the first year, you will split your studies equally between the English and History components of your degree. In Year Two, it’s possible to vary the balance and devote more time to either English or History. In Year Three, your choice of Advanced Option Modules (English), Special Subject (History), and bridge dissertation topic let you tailor the degree to your own interests and needs.
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.
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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
English Literature or English Language and Literature and History or Classical Civilisation (or equivalent) at grade A is essential.
General Studies and Critical Thinking
|Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)||DDD||
We consider a range of BTEC qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.
A Level in English Literature or English Language and Literature and History or Classical Civilisation (or equivalent qualification) at grade A is essential. We may also consider relevant units in your BTEC as A Level equivalent.
|Access to HE Diploma||
D: 39 credits
M: 6 credits
|Pass the Access to HE Diploma with 39 credits at Distinction including at least 6 in English Literature-related units and 6 in History-related units and 6 at Merit or higher.|
|Scottish Higher||AAAAA||Only acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Advanced Highers.|
|Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal||D3, D3, D3||Cambridge Pre-U in English and History (or equivalent) at grade D3 is essential.|
|Extended Project||A||We recognise the value of this qualification and for this programme you will be eligible for a reduced offer of one grade below the typical offer, where an EPQ is taken alongside 3 A Levels or equivalent and you achieve a mark of grade A or higher.|
|International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme||36 points||With 6,6,6 in Higher Level subjects including English Literature or English Literature and Language and History.|
|OCR Cambridge Technical Extended Diploma||DDD||
We consider a range of OCR qualifications equivalent to 3 A Levels, or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications.
A Level in English Literature or English Language and Literature and History or Classical Civilisation (or equivalent) at grade A is essential. We may also consider relevant units in your OCR Cambridge Technical as A Level equivalent.
|Scottish Advanced Higher||AA||
Acceptable in conjunction with Scottish Highers.
Advanced Higher in English and History (or equivalent) at grade A is essential
|Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)||A||We will consider this qualification alongside or in combination with A Levels or other qualifications, as equivalent to one A Level.|
We consider a wide range of qualifications for entry. If your qualification or combination of qualifications is not listed here please visit our website for further information: https://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/applying/entry/
Although we do not typically hold interviews for this course, mature candidates and those with special circumstances and/or qualifications may be invited to attend an interview.
Please click the following link to find out more about qualification requirements for this coursehttps://www.york.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/courses/ba-english-history/
English language requirements
Undergraduate English Language requirements
Fees and funding
|Channel Islands||£9,250||Year 1|
|Northern Ireland||£9,250||Year 1|