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English Literature/Education BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    QX33

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    71st

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    28th

    5 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    120

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    76

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.42

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    21-SEP-20

Course Summary

This joint honours BA in Education and History will expose you to the broad spectrum of topics in education which include sociological, psychological and education factors and the fascinating sweep of history from ancient times to the present day, whilst equipping you with the knowledge required to communicate your subject. This course is perfect for aspiring teachers, tutors and lecturers with a particular interest in history. Also, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you will be guaranteed an interview for Primary or Secondary PGCE at Aberystwyth. We offer you opportunities to engage with a wide variety of approaches to literature and cultural history, combining critical thinking with scholarship.You will have the opportunity to explore literary theory - philosophical and conceptual ideas that inform, challenge and question the ways we read. Our students can explore the opportunities with the School of Education’s partnerships with schools, communities across the UK and Wales. We have one of the biggest libraries in the world, the National Library of Wales, on our doorstep. This copyright institution receives a copy of every book published in the UK. The department of English Literature and Creative Writing is home to New Welsh Review, Wales’ foremost literary magazine - this could be an exciting opportunity for you to get involved. You will be immersed in a supportive and vibrant community of creative and critical thinkers, literary experts, and published scholars from every field. This degree will allow you to explore literature of all genres and from all periods within the context of the broadest possible interpretation of literature in English. You will become skilled in the interpretation and analysis of literary texts and you will engage with current critical debates. A degree in English Literature and Education is the “gold standard” for any employment setting where communication is valued. All of our modules deliver key skills that enable you to build a comprehensive C.V. that evidences your diverse range of competencies. Studying for a degree in English Literature and Education will equip you with a range of transferable skills which are highly valued by employers. Our graduates have been successful across the widest possible range of career destinations: Broadcasting; Journalism; Advertising; Publishing; Education; Civil Service; Business; Finance; New Media. Upon successful completion of this degree, students can progress and undertake a PGCE qualification.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • UCAS Tariff
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

BBC–BBB

Details

To include B in an English related A Level subject

Tuition Fees

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£9,000 per year

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University information

University Ranking

71st

About this University

The campus-based Aberystwyth University is at the heart of Aberystwyth, a cosmopolitan town in Mid Wales.

Address

Main Site (Aberystwyth)

Penglais Campus

Penglais Road

Aberystwyth

SY23 3DD

UNITED KINGDOM