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Full-time | Main Site | 3 Years | SEP-20
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  • Full-time | Main Site | 4 Years | SEP-20
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Key information

Data source: UCAS & IDP CONNECT

  • UCAS Course Code

    Q320

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    50th

    6
  • Subject Ranking

    49th

    1 (English)
  • Entry Standards

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

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    138

  • Graduate Prospects

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

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    59

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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

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    4.22

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    SEP-20

Course Summary

Do you love to read literature that changes how people think and feel? This course invites you to engage with literature and culture, and to explore how they interact. Through the course you’ll develop the high-level transferable skills, including excellent written communication, that employers associate with graduates in English.During the first year you’ll develop the critical and analytical skills that are needed for the rest of the course. From then on there is an increasing amount of choice over which options you’ll study, so you can shape your learning journey to suit your interests. The options cover everything from Marlowe to Byron and from American Gothic to First World War prose.We also offer opportunities to study abroad for a semester in your second year, usually in North America or mainland Europe. It’s a stimulating way to broaden your cultural sensitivity and consider additional perspectives.You’ll be taught by staff whose research is constantly contributing to critical debates about literature. 100% of students say staff are good at explaining things and a similarly high percentage are positive about Northumbria’s outstanding library resources and services. External examiners have also praised the course, describing it as “truly excellent and a model of good practice”.

Entry Requirements

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UCAS Tariff

Grades / Points

120

Details

From a combination of acceptable Level 3 qualifications which may include: A level, BTEC Diplomas/Extended Diplomas, Scottish and Irish Highers, Access to HE Diplomas or the International BaccalaureateFind out how many points your qualifications are worth using the UCAS Tariff calculator: www.ucas.com/ucas/tariff-calculator Subject Requirements:There are no specific subject requirements for this courseGCSE Requirements:Students will need Maths and English Language at minimum grade 4 or C, or the equivalent.Additional Requirements:There are no additional requirements for this courseInternational Qualifications:We welcome applicants with a range of qualifications from the UK and worldwide which may not exactly match those shown above. If you have taken qualifications outside the UK you can find out how your qualifications compare by visiting our country page www.northumbria.ac.uk/yourcountry English Language Requirements:International applicants are required to have a minimum overall IELTS (Academic) score of 6.0 with 5.5 in each component (or approved equivalent*).*The university accepts a large number of UK and International Qualifications in place of IELTS. You can find details of acceptable tests and the required grades you will need in our English Language section. Visit www.northumbria.ac.uk/englishqualifications

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

50th

About this University

Northumbria University is a research-rich and business-focused university with a reputation for academic excellence and impressive graduate prospects. It is based in the heart of Newcastle upon Tyne, which is regularly voted the best place in the UK for students.

Address

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Sutherland Building

Newcastle upon Tyne

NE1 8ST

UNITED KINGDOM