University of Wolverhampton

English Language and Literature with Foundation Year University of Wolverhampton Degree level: Undergraduate

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This course gives you the chance to develop and further extend your combined interests in English language and literature. You will learn about the forms and functions of English and examine the use of language in its social and cultural context, while exploring a range of literary and non-literary texts from the Renaissance to the present day and from the West Indies to the West Midlands.

The Foundation year prepares students for university level study. Successful completion of our Foundation course permits access to any of our Humanities or Media BA (Hons) degree courses, which include English, English Language, Creative Writing, Linguistics, Media, Philosophy and Religious Studies — many of which can be taken singly as specialist degrees or together as ‘joint’ degree routes. The Foundation year begins with modules aimed at providing transferable study skills and then, in the second semester, gives students the opportunity to study more specialist modules, with a focus on various aspects of Humanities and Media.

Throughout the programme, you will be given the theoretical, philosophical and contextual tools with which to critically examine the process of linguistic analysis and literary interpretation.

Upon completion you'll be able to make informed judgements about how linguistic structures and literary texts shape our existing social practices and notions of cultural capital.

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How to apply

You can no longer submit a new application for courses starting in 2019.

If you already have a 2019 application and are in Clearing, you can add this course as a Clearing choice in Track – contact the university or college first to check they have places.

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 Q313
Institution code W75
Campus name University of Wolverhampton
Campus code -

Points of entry

The following entry points are available for this course:

  • Foundation

Entry requirements

Qualification requirements

Qualification Offer Further information
UCAS Tariff 48 points
A level DD
Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016) PPP
Access to HE Diploma Pass Access to HE Diploma (Full Award)

Students must have studied a minimum of two years post GCSE level. However, it is expected that some applicants will be mature students with work experience, who wish to further their career development. These applicants will be processed through standard procedures, which may involve an interview as part of the process. Please see http://wlv.ac.uk/mature for further information.


Fees and funding

Tuition fees

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 Wolverhampton
Wulfruna Street
Wolverhampton
WV1 1LY


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