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English BA (Hons)

University of Bristol

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    Q300

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    16th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    10th

    3 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    178

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    81

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.02

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

An English degree from the University of Bristol gives you the opportunity to study the full breadth and range of literature written in English.Year one lays strong foundations, providing training in close reading, critical and theoretical approaches, and in the skills and conventions of academic writing, alongside the study of poetry, narrative writing and drama from the medieval period to the mid-18th century. You may also choose an optional unit or a unit from another department in the University.In year two the continued study of successive periods of English literature, from the mid-18th century to the present day, is complemented by work on individual authors and topics chosen from a list of research-led special subject units, including creative writing, as well as options related to earlier literature. You may choose to study abroad for one teaching block of your second year.The third year offers a combination of options in later literature, in trans-historical topics and in special subjects, as well as the opportunity to write a dissertation on a topic of your own choosing.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

ABB–AAA

Details

Standard offer: AAA including English Literature or combined English Literature and Language.Contextual offer: ABB including A in English Literature or combined English Literature and Language.Please visit: http://www.bristol.ac.uk/study/undergraduate/entry-requirements-qualifications/contextual-offers/ for more information about contextual offers.

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

16th

About this University

The University of Bristol, founded in 1876, is one of the top 50 universities in the world (QS World University Rankings 2020). The university is at the heart of Bristol, a historic, lively and green city in the south-west of England.

Address

Main Site

Senate House

Tyndall Avenue

Bristol

BS8 1TH

UNITED KINGDOM