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History/English Literature BA (Hons)

Aberystwyth University

Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    QV31

  • 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

In choosing to study this Education with History degree you'll cover a broad spectrum of childhood development activities that include the sociological, psychological and educational facets that influence the development of children alongside the essential History syllabus. You'll be taught by enthusiastic staff and cover a range of practical, theoretical and professional disciplines that employers in this discipline demand. Your skills and abilities will be enhanced with regular exposure to team-work, communications, interpersonal, and time and work management opportunities. Also, as long as you meet the entry requirements, you will be guaranteed an interview for Primary PGCE at Aberystwyth.History has been taught in Aberystwyth since 1872, making our department the oldest in Wales and one of the foremost in Britain. We offer you opportunities to engage with a wide variety of approaches to literature and cultural history, combining critical thinking with scholarship. The Department of English and Creative Writing is home to New Welsh Review, Wales’ prominent literary magazine - this could be an exciting opportunity for you to get involved. You will have the option to explore literary theory - philosophical and conceptual ideas that inform, challenge and problematise the ways we read. Our History subject areas range from early to modern history, political history, social history, economic and cultural history. Our innovative degrees ensure that you you can get the best qualification.You will be part of a University that endeavors to provide you with an exceptional and memorable student experience. At Aberystwyth, you will be a student in a vibrant, cosmopolitan bilingual university town, between the rolling Cambrian mountains and the stunning coastline of Cardigan Bay. You’ll be part of a campus university with its own Sports Centre, a busy Arts Centre; and you’ll be next door to the National Library of Wales, only one in five copyright libraries in the UK. You will be immersed in a supportive and dynamic community of creative and critical thinkers, literary experts, and published scholars from every field. As a student in the Department of History & Welsh History and the Department of English & Creative Writing, you will have the opportunity to undertake a study abroad placement in one of many partnered Universities across Europe and the rest of the World or complete a year in industry (YES) and develop the skills and contact leads that will give you the head start in the competitive job market. A degree in English Literature 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. Our graduates have been successful across the widest possible range of career destinations: + Broadcasting; + Journalism;+ Advertising; + Publishing;+ Education; + Civil Service; + Business;+ Finance; + New Media.

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

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.

£9,000 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