This course is based in the School of Literature and Languages. The lively and creative atmosphere in the School will harness your enthusiasm for literature, and our renowned passion for imparting professional skills will prepare you for a range of careers. Studying literature and film encourages you to become a reflective, sensitive and active reader and viewer. You will think carefully about literary texts and films, about what it means to interpret written and cinematic works, and the importance of literature and cinema in history and society. You will acquire extensive knowledge of literary texts and discourses, learning the critical skills to analyse these works and developing the cultural vocabulary to communicate your ideas about them. You will be introduced to a range of thought-provoking critical and theoretical approaches to literature and film. You will also discover historical, social and psychological perspectives which will enhance your understanding of literary works and cinema, allowing you to place them in their proper historical, international and cultural contexts. Our English literature courses will provide you with a range of valuable skills to prepare you for a variety of careers. Recent graduates have entered employment in roles such as: Video Editor; Editorial Assistant; Commercial Graduate; Junior Project Manager; Teacher of English; Account Manager; Social Media Account Manager and Purchasing Assistant.
- A level
- Scottish Higher
- Scottish Advanced Higher
- International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme
- Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
- GCSE/National 4/National 5
- Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
- Access to HE Diploma
- Extended Project
Grades / Points
Overall:BBBRequired subjects: English Language or English Literature. Applicants taking an A level science subject with the Science Practical Endorsement are required to pass the practical element. We do not include General Studies or Critical Thinking in our offers.GCSE or Equivalent: GCSE English Language at Grade C(4) and Mathematics at Grade C (4) (or equivalent).
About this University
The University of Surrey is a global community of ideas and people, dedicated to life-changing education and research. With a beautiful and vibrant campus, it provides exceptional teaching and practical learning to inspire and empower its students for personal and professional success.