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English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Leeds

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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | 23-SEP-20
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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q306

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    14th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    21st

    2 (English)
  • Entry Standards

    The average UCAS tariff score of new students entering the university.

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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 varied and engaging course allows you to explore a vast range of texts, concepts and themes within English literature. From novels to poetry, drama to non-fiction you'll undertake in-depth textual study, gaining advanced skills in interpretation, critical analysis and reasoning.You'll also explore the historical, social and cultural contexts of the texts you study. You'll discover the development of English literature though time, exploring changes in techniques and discourse used by writers.You could study literature from Old English to contemporary and postcolonial narratives, from Jane Austen and Shakespeare to African literature and world theatre. Medieval romances, Renaissance humanism, Romantic poetry and the digital humanities are just some of the specialist areas in the variety we offer.This flexible degree offers you broad knowledge of literature in English and allows you to specialise in topics that interest you – all while you develop transferable skills that employers seek.

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

AAA

Details

including English (Literature, Language 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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