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English BA (Hons)

University of Plymouth

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    Q300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    77th

  • Subject Ranking

    40th

    20 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    130

  • Graduate Prospects

    A guide to the success of graduates on completion of their courses at the university.

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    67

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

    A guide to how satisfied students are with the quality of teaching they receive.

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    4.28

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

Love to read? Engage with the diversity of English literature across six centuries, from Shakespearean drama to the graphic novel. Choose from a variety of optional modules exploring literature in relation to history, politics and culture, including modules in creative writing. Follow your own interests in your final year dissertation. English is a degree highly valued by employers, so take advantage of our many opportunities for work experience and prepare for a rewarding career.Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships. Write and be published as part of INK, the English and Creative Writing student-run magazine, and experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US.* We have excellent survey results – 95 per cent of students agreed staff were good at explaining things; 91 per cent of students agreed staff made the subject interesting and 88 per cent of students were satisfied overall. 90 per cent of students were in work/study six months after finishing (source: 2016 NSS and 2016 DLHE survey results available on Unistats*).* Choose every year from a wide variety of specialist modules, from 1600 to the present, including period and cultural studies and creative writing * Receive free set texts for all core modules throughout the three years.* Benefit from assessment through coursework, with no written exams.* Boost your career prospects by working with a publishing house, literary agent, arts organisation or magazine on our work-based learning module or extra-curricular internships.* Make use of our open-door policy and talk to your lecturers in a friendly and supportive learning environment.* Learn from internationally recognised research-active staff, including published creative writers.* Experience other cultures by studying or working abroad in either Europe or the US.* Write and be published as part of INK, the English and Creative Writing student-run magazine.*Access resources at any time with the University library, open 24 hours 365 days a year, offering a vast range of electronic and print materials, including a rare books collection.

Entry Requirements

Choose qualification

A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Foundation Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Extended Project
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Details

104-112 tariff points, including a minimum of 2 A Levels, including Grade B at A level English Language, Literature or Creative Writing, or a related subject (e.g. History, Philosophy, Film Studies, Sociology), excluding General Studies.

Tuition Fees

This section explains how much you will need to pay in tuition fees to study this course at this university. Fees vary by country of residence so make sure you select which country of residence applies to you.

£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

77th

About this University

The University of Plymouth's impressive campus sits within the heart of 'Britain's Ocean City', between the sea, Cornwall and Dartmoor. Acclaimed for its teaching and research, the University of Plymouth has 23 Higher Education Academy National Teaching Fellows.

Address

Main Site

Drake Circus

Plymouth

PL4 8AA

UNITED KINGDOM