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English Literature BA (Hons)

University of Salford

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    80th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    71st

    14 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    116

  • Graduate Prospects

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    67

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.23

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

As technology continues to make the written word available in increasingly diverse formats to ever-wider audiences, those who are skilled at reaching informed judgements about literature, from novels to haikus, are well-placed to participate in the global economy.This course offers you the opportunity to study English literature in considerable depth and breadth, including a wide range of texts and genres ranging from Shakespearean drama to Irish literature and contemporary poetry. In your modules you will learn to analyse and criticise prose, poetry and plays, and work independently to research your areas of interest. In addition to the range of literature-based options, you will also have the opportunity to choose others that complement your study but range further afield in the areas of languages, film adaptation and creative writing.English literature graduates make excellent communicators, adept at understanding and analysing literature, with strong skills in critical and independent thinking, and a sophisticated knowledge of how texts interact with their historical and social contexts. Graduates of this course have gone on to work for a variety of organisations and companies, including ITV Yorkshire, the NHS, the Department for Environment, Lloyds TSB, the AA, WH Smith, the Museum of Science and Industry and Nationwide.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Leaving Certificate - Ordinary 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)
  • Extended Project
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • AS
  • GCSE/National 4/National 5

Details

104 - 120 UCAS tariff points to be obtained from a minimum of 2 A-Levels or equivalent. Must include Grade C or above in a Humanities subject; English Language, English Literature, Archaeology, Classical Civilisation, Communication Studies, Critical Thinking, Drama, Performing Arts, Theatre Studies, Film Studies, Media Studies, History, Sociology, Philosophy, Psychology, Religious Studies, Government and Politics or a Language subject.General studies accepted.

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University information

University Ranking

80th

About this University

The University of Salford embeds industry into all it does: many courses are created with industry wrapped around them and its world-leading research advances industry knowledge and insight. The university's heritage directs its future: having answered the needs of industry since 1896, its connection to industry is stronger than ever. Based just outside Manchester, it is the only university with a campus at MediaCityUK, sitting right next to neighbours such as ITV and the BBC.

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