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English Language and Literature BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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Full-time | Main Site | 4 Years | 23-SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    14th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    21st

    2 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    160

  • Graduate Prospects

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    73

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.00

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    23-SEP-20

Course Summary

This degree allows you to explore the English language, its literary heritage and future in a diverse and research-intensive learning environment.Core modules allow you to explore poetry, prose and drama in different historical periods while thinking about language in context and the role that it plays in society. On top of this, you’ll select topics that interest you from an impressive variety of optional modules, covering language and literary topics in English from the Anglo-Saxon period to today.Our School of English is large and diverse, home to expert tutors with a wide range of research interests. As a result, we offer flexible degrees that you can shape to suit your interests. You could study medieval Scandinavian literature, folklore and mythology, American fiction, creative writing, world theatre or post-apartheid narratives to name a few. You’ll gain an understanding of English and literature in English while developing valuable transferable skills.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • Extended Project

Grades / Points

AAB–AAA

Details

including A in English (Language, Literature or Language and Literature)

University information

University Ranking

14th

About this University

The University of Leeds, established in 1904, is one of the largest higher education institutions in the UK, renowned globally for the quality of its teaching and research. Its strong academic expertise combined with the breadth of disciplines provides a wealth of opportunities, and has a real cultural, economic and societal impact on the world. The university strives for academic excellence within an ethical framework informed by its values of integrity, equality and inclusion, community and professionalism.

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UNITED KINGDOM