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English Literature BA (Hons)

Loughborough University

Key information

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  • UCAS Course Code

    Q320

  • Study mode

    Full-time

  • University Ranking

    8th

    1
  • Subject Ranking

    20th

    (English)
  • Entry Standards

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    148

  • Graduate Prospects

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    82

    / 100
  • Student Satisfaction

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    4.08

    / 5.00
  • Qualification

    BA (Hons)

  • Application deadline

    15-Jan

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  • Start date

    28-SEP-20

Course Summary

Our BA (Hons) English Literature degree is a fantastic opportunity to pursue your love of literature – studying texts from the Renaissance period right through to the twenty-first century.You’ll develop key skills, using different theoretical approaches to interpret texts across a number of genres. With a choice of core and optional modules you’ll be able to tailor our English Literature degree to suit your interests.Our English Literature degree will introduce you to key concepts and periods in your first year, through a range of carefully designed core modules introducing the fundamentals of poetic language and form, the study of language, literary theory, narrative forms and fictions, and the major periods of literary history.In addition, you will be given the opportunity to choose an optional module, with current offerings including ‘Introduction to Film’ and a new module (‘How to Do Things with Digital Texts’) which examines the significance of how literature can be studied in the digital age. Modules on offer in the second year include core options surveying the major authors and periods in literary history including Renaissance writing and Victorian literature, and a range of optional modules allowing you to tailor your studies to your interests. Staff have expertise in the latest thinking in areas such as the staging of Shakespeare, the adaptation of literature into film, Romanticism, contemporary writing, American culture, modern poetry, and the relationship between language and social identity.

Entry Requirements

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A level
  • A level
  • Scottish Advanced Higher
  • Extended Project
  • Welsh Baccalaureate - Advanced Skills Challenge Certificate (first teaching September 2015)
  • Leaving Certificate - Higher Level (Ireland) (first awarded in 2017)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Certificate (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Pearson BTEC Level 3 National Extended Diploma (first teaching from September 2016)
  • Cambridge International Pre-U Certificate - Principal
  • Access to HE Diploma
  • International Baccalaureate Diploma Programme

Grades / Points

AAB

Details

AAB including English (Literature, Language or both) (General Studies accepted)

Tuition Fees

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£9,250 per year

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University information

University Ranking

8th

About this University

Loughborough University is based on a fantastic 440-acre single-site campus at the heart of the UK. All undergraduate courses offer the option to include a year in industry as part of the degree. The student experience is renowned, with endless opportunities to get involved in at Loughborough Students' Union.

Address

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Ashby Road

Loughborough

LE11 3TU

UNITED KINGDOM