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English Literature and History BA (Hons)

Durham University

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Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    QV21

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    6th

  • Subject Ranking

    1st

    (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    206

  • Graduate Prospects

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    82

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.13

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Joint Honours in English and History is a cross-disciplinary course, which develops and assesses skills that are common to both disciplines alongside others that are specific to each. The course offers you the opportunity to acquire a range of both literary-critical and historical knowledge, develops the ability to deploy and contextualise a number of subject-specific skills in each discipline, and locates these skills and forms of knowledge in relation to one another.**Year 1**In the first year, you will take three modules in English Literature and three modules in History.**Optional modules in English:** Introduction to Drama / Introduction to the Novel / Introduction to Poetry / Romance and the Literature of Chivalry / Myth and Epic of the North / English: Language, Use, Theory / Classical and Biblical Backgrounds to English Literature.**Optional modules in History (previous examples include):** Beyond the Northlands: The Vikings and their World / Decline and Crisis: Europe 1300-1500 / Early Modern England: A Social History / Society and Culture in China under Ming and Qing Dynasties / Reformation Europe / The Century of Revolution / Making History / The Birth of Western Society, 300-1050 AD**Study Abroad**You may apply to study abroad for an additional year between Levels 2 and 3 (transferring from BA Hons in English Literature and History to BA Hons English Literature and History with a Year Abroad). Supported by the International Office and the Department’s International Co-ordinator, you can put yourself forward for the following study abroad options:**The Overseas Exchange programme**: university-wide links with institutions in North America, the Far East, Australasia, and so on). A list of the University’s current partners is available here:**The Erasmus programme** (Departmental link maintained with universities in EU countries). For more information on this course, please see our website.

Entry Requirements

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  • A level
  • Scottish Higher
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Access to HE Diploma

Grades / Points

A*AA

Details

Specific subjects/grades required for entry:English Literature at grade A or English - Language & Literature at grade A.History at grade A.Specific subjects excluded for entry:General Studies and Critical Thinking.Information:Applicants taking Science A-levels that include a practical component will be required to take and pass this as a condition of entry. This refers only to English A Levels.

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

6th

About this University

At Durham University, students have a choice of a wide range of courses, access to research-informed teaching by world-leading experts, outstanding study facilities and a great experience outside of their studies. The collegiate system is at the heart of the distinctive Durham experience, offering a diverse, multidisciplinary community of academics, students and staff from different backgrounds and cultures.

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College of St Hild and St Bede

St Hild and St Bede

Durham

DH1 1SZ

UNITED KINGDOM